It's important to note that power outages can affect all types of industries and bring operations to a screeching halt, contributing to a loss in productivity, revenue and material. Some electrical failures can even increase the risks of workers facing serious or life-threatening injuries.
Maintaining a high level of construction efficiency makes it easier for contractors to stay on schedule and under budget. It’s simple to envision how a power outage could halt work and cause other complications, such as increasing workers’ risk of injury.
CDC warns that use of portable generators can endanger energy workers
April 11, 2013
With spring storms capable of bringing with them high winds and a considerable potential for damage, it is important to be prepared for power outages – especially in the workplace, where they can result in accidental electrocutions.