In the Gulf Coast region, the summer and spring months bring upon hurricane season as well as unpredictable severe thunderstorms during the heat of the summer. Which is why hurricane preparedness for businesses in the Gulf Coast region is especially crucial. From local restaurants and medical facilities to utility providers such as telephone companies, all need to be prepared in emergency weather situations.
With the U.S. under a state of emergency due to COVID-19, President Trump and The Center for Disease Control are urging businesses and health professionals to take the proper steps to stop the spread of this virus and protect themselves while they continue providing essential services to the American public. Total Energy Solutions is doing everything in our power to support essential businesses and health care facilities as they work to serve the American public during this trying time.
With COVID-19 aka the Coronavirus becoming a worldwide pandemic, the U.S. has been put under a state of emergency. President Trump and The Center for Disease Control are urging Americans to take the proper steps to stop the spread of this virus in order to protect themselves and others. Protecting the health and safety of the American public is the key during these times of uncertainty.
When you think of emergency backup generators and emergency preparedness plans, most people think of hospitals, grocery stores and their homes. However, one application that doesn’t always come to mind is pharmacies.
Every year, the north, midwest, and east regions in America face long winters that bring severe storms and blizzards. Although the north and midwest regions are safe from hurricanes, these winter storms can wreak just as much havoc.
If you have ever evacuated for a hurricane you know how stressful it can be. Gathering clothes, required medications and essentials, packing up the kids and pets into the car and then sitting in traffic for 12 hours to make a 4-hour trip as you try to get as far away from the impact zone as possible. Now, imagine doing all of that, but instead of kids and pets, you are trying to evacuate elderly, sick people.
With the storm activity in the Gulf of Mexico increasing while we approach the thick of Hurricane season, we wanted to give you, your family and your company a guide on to be prepared in all aspects for an approaching storm. Preparedness is essential for dealing with the challenges of hurricane season, and it will help you and your loved ones keep peace of mind. Here’s a rundown of what you can do to remain safe and prepared before a storm is in the Gulf when it’s approaching, and during it.
On February 7th, 2017, at least seven tornadoes touched down in Louisiana. The band of storms caused major damage prompting Governor John Bel Edwards to declare a state of emergency and urge residents to take shelter. But while most were seeking shelter, our team was jumping into action to deploy eight 2-megawatt generators to Felixville, LA to keep a pipeline booster station operational.
Recently, we have had multiple calls from clients asking for help regarding an NFPA 110 188.8.131.52 violation. Generator installations for mission-critical facilities, such as hospitals, nursing homes, and data centers, are required to comply with NFPA 110: Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems, in conjunction with NFPA 70: National Electrical Code.