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Surviving The Storm: The Perils of Private Generator Backfeed

Oct. 19, 2023
Learn how backfeed works, and how we can avoid the potentially disastrous consequences of unintentional backfeed. Backfeed is not inherently bad, but if line workers are unaware that a line is energized -- it can have tragic effects.

          Backfeed is one of the leading causes of electrical fatalities in the workforce. Sadly, there is no feasible approach to entirely eradicate the totality of the risk. With the proper tools and training, workers can, however, mitigate the hazard. This document aims to apprise on the causes, risks, and prevention methods associated with backfeed.        

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