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Coping with power loss after hurricanes and other disasters
Are you ready? HSB offers tips on outages and storms
Hurricanes, thunderstorms, blizzards and other weather events have left millions of people and businesses without power in the United States over the past few years.
Electrical blackouts have many causes
Power surges and other accidents are also common causes of equipment breakdowns that lead to electrical brownouts and blackouts.
The potential for loss is severe
The loss of power is more than inconvenient: health, safety and business operations are at risk until electricity can be restored and repairs made for property and equipment damage.
Planning for the worst
Are you ready for a power outage? What steps have you taken to protect equipment and facilities? Do you know how to properly restore vital systems once the wind and the water recede?
Share these links to help prevent damage
HSB can help you prepare for a power loss or other emergency with loss prevention information and other resources. Click on these links for more information about:
- Severe weather and disaster preparedness , including, hurricanes, power interruptions, flood recovery and freezing temperatures.
- Loss Prevention for electrical systems, boilers air conditioning and other equipment.
- Preventive maintenance of equipment, including generators and transformers.
- Equipment logs and checklists to keep equipment running properly.