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Indoor environmental quality

Portable heater and generator safety

John Shutske, Professor

Reviewed by Dick Stone, April 2011.

Are you without electricity and looking for ways to keep warm and dry? Alternate heating sources can be dangerous or even deadly without the right handling. These tips can help you use portable heaters and generators more safely.

Portable heaters

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