Tips and Advice to Protect Yourself Against Power Outages
Are you prepared for the next emergency? If not, now is the time to take the important steps necessary to prepare yourself for future disasters – both the expected and unforeseen emergencies.
With September being designated as “National Preparedness Month” by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Diesel Technology Forum (DTF) is participating in FEMA’s national “Ready Campaign”, w
hich is geared towards building awareness and encouraging Americans to take steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, schools, organizations, businesses, and places of worship.
“From powering the back-up generators that give hospitals and operating rooms electricity within 10 seconds of a blackout to fueling military and disaster-relief vehicles, diesel is a key player in protecting our public health and safety,” said Allen Schaeffer, the Executive Director of the Diesel Technology Forum. “Because of the vital role diesel technology plays in emergency planning and response, we’re pleased to work with FEMA and other ‘Ready Campaign’ participants to offer tips and advice to families, businesses, and government agencies.”