GENTENT® SAFETY CANOPIES SELECTED BY PGMA AS FIRST ASSOCIATE MEMBER
GenTent to Help Spread PGMA’s Generator Safety Message with “Take it Outside” Campaign
Nottingham, NH – July 25, 2016 – GenTent Safety Canopies, today announced it has been selected by the Portable Generator Manufacturers’ Association (PGMA), as the first Associate Member. GenTent joins PGMA alongside the top portable manufacturers in the world, who seek to develop and influence safety and performance standards for the industry’s products. GenTent is the premiere outdoor generator tent protecting running generators in harsh weather conditions--minimizing the risk of CO poisoning and electrocution.
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Together with its manufacturer and associate members, PGMA strives to reduce incidents associated with carbon monoxide emissions from engine-driven generators and tools. Through the Take it Outside™ safety awareness campaign, PGMA encourages consumers to only run their generators outside where the possibility of CO poisoning is significantly minimized.
Working with PGMA will allow GenTent to help disperse industry portable generator safety guidelines to wider audiences, and:
- Have an active role in creating safety standards for the industry (PGMA/ANSI G300 Standard)
- Become an advocate as part of a group unified on consumer safety education that reaches more than 415 million people each year
- Collaborate with peers and key influencers, including CPSC, NARUC and UL
- Provide the answer to PGMA’s “Take It Outside” Safety Awareness Campaign during storms and wet weather
“GenTent was developed to help mitigate the risk of personal injury and generator damage as users operate their portable generators outside in the snow and rain,” said Mark Carpenter, CEO and founder of GenTent Safety Canopies. “We are proud to collaborate with like-minded, portable generator manufacturers through PGMA and view the combination of our efforts important for disseminating the life-saving benefits of safe operations.”
About GenTent Safety Canopies
Established in 2011, GenTent® Safety Canopies are easy-to-install weatherproof covers that ensure safe operations of portable generators in virtually any wet weather conditions while keeping the generator portable. The GenTent reduces CO poisoning and electrocution risks by enabling portable generators to safely operate outdoors away from structures during wet weather. Installation is a simple 3-step operation - Clamp it, Frame it and Cover it – to “Weatherproof Your Power”™.
GenTent Safety Canopies spawned the creation of the generator tent product category. The company’s independently tested, patented, portable generator safety canopies were relied upon during such notable storms as SuperStorm Sandy. GenTent is considered the premier safety canopy for portable generators operated by the National Guard, the US Army, homeowners, RV owners, tailgaters, campers, businesses, and first responders. For more information visit: http://www.gentent.com/.
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For more information, contact:
Emily Girard, BridgeView Marketing (for GenTent)