Contact Info: Donna Leusner, DOH
Phone: 609-984-7160; Email: Donna.Leusner@doh.state.nj.us
Tom Slater, DOH
Phone: 609-984-7160; Email: Thomas.Slater@doh.state.nj.us

While portable generators can be very helpful during power outages, it is imperative that the public follow the safety guidelines when using one. Gas generators produce carbon monoxide! Below are several fact sheets, safety tips, toolkits and other resources which I hope you will distribute to partners and post on your websites to help spread this important message to the public.

CDC: Preventing Carbon Monoxide During an Emergency
http://emergency.cdc.gov/disasters/cofacts.asp

CDC Carbon Monoxide ToolKit:
http://www.cdc.gov/co/guidelines.htm

Generator Safety Tips from NJ Department of Community Affairs:
http://www.state.nj.us/dca/news/news/2012/Portable_Generator_Safety_Tips.pdf