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prepare your business for a blackout

Power Down Panic, Power Up Preparedness: Take Control of Your Business During a Blackout / Outages

At Wolverine Power Systems, we understand the importance of being prepared for power outages to minimize disruptions and ensure safety. Here’s how you can prepare your business for unexpected blackouts:

Develop a Power Outage Plan:

  • Assemble a Team: Form a cross-functional team, including IT, facilities, security, and operations.
  • Identify Critical Functions: Determine essential operations that must continue during a blackout, like communication systems or refrigeration for perishable goods.
  • Assess Risks: Understand the specific risks a blackout poses to your business, such as data loss or equipment damage.
  • Outline Response Protocols: Establish clear procedures for employees during an outage, covering communication, evacuation, and equipment handling.
  • Regular Reviews: Continuously update your plan to address new challenges or changes in your business.

Invest in Backup Power Solutions:

  • Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS): These systems can power critical equipment temporarily, preventing data loss and facilitating safe equipment shutdowns.
  • Backup Generators: Our range of portable and stationary generators can sustain your essential functions during extended outages, keeping your operations running smoothly.

Prepare Your Facilities and Equipment:

  • Critical Equipment Identification: Label essential equipment for easy recognition.
  • Surge Protectors: Protect your electronics from potential power surges when electricity returns.
  • Alternative Lighting: Install emergency lights and keep flashlights handy.
  • Communication Tools: Ensure backup communication methods are available, such as battery-powered radios or cell phones with portable chargers.
  • Essential Supplies: Keep an inventory of emergency items like water, first-aid kits, and non-perishable food.

Train Your Employees:

  • Regularly train your team on the power outage plan, emphasizing safety protocols and emergency equipment use.

Communicate with Stakeholders:

  • Keep customers and suppliers informed about your outage preparedness and potential operational impacts.

Test and Refine Your Plan:

  • Conduct drills to identify weaknesses in your plan and use these learnings to enhance your preparedness.

At Wolverine Power Systems, we are dedicated to helping you maintain continuous operations, even in the darkest of times. With our backup power solutions, your business is not just prepared; it’s empowered. #Blackout #PowerBlackout #PowerOutagePreparation #StayPowered #WolverinePowerSystems