Talk about an outage response plan with key employees.
Ensure everyone knows where to find your outage kit that includes the following items:
Flashlights and battery powered or hand-crank radio
Car chargers for cell phones and laptops or tablets
Battery powered clock
Emergency phone numbers including PGE outage numbers
Plan a manual backup for work done on computers and cash registers.
Ensure electronic door locks can be bypassed manually.
If you have an emergency lighting system, make sure it’s in good working order.
Make sure you and employees have an outage plan for all critical equipment.
Identify equipment power switches.
Locate your electrical supply panels and know how to shut off power.
Protect computers and other equipment from power surges with good quality surge protection.
Prevent data loss with automatic backup programs and battery backup systems.
When a major storm or event hits, we work as quickly as safety allows to get your power back on.
Understand power surges and surge protection options to help prevent equipment damage.