Life-Sustaining Equipment: PSE&G
Attention: Customers who use electrically operated Life-Sustaining Equipment:
If you (or a member of your household) rely on electricity to operate life-sustaining equipment, such as a respirator or dialysis machine, it is important that you notify PSE&G. When notified, PSE&G will send you a form that must be completed and signed by the prescribing medical professional every year to verify the use of life-sustaining equipment. Once the form is returned and approved by PSE&G, your account will have an indicator that life-sustaining equipment used in your home.
To Download a form or learn more, visit pseg.com/life or call PSE&G at 1-800-436-PSEG (7734).
More information for customers with Life-Sustaining Equipment:
If your PSE&G account has an approved designation of life-sustaining equipment, you can expect the following:
*When risk of power outages is high due to forecasted severe weather, we will notify you by telephone of the potential for outages and the need for a contingency plan. Restoration times cannot be guaranteed. It is your responsibility to make sure that PSE&G has an appropriate telephone number at which we can reach you. To update your primary phone number, log in to My Account at PSE&G.com, hover over the My Account tab and click on “My Profile”.
*During power outages that affect your area, PSE&G will call you to provide outage restoration, information. For additional email and/or text alerts about power outages and restoration updates, sign up for MyAlerts by texting “REG” to 47734 (4PSEG) or logging in to My Account at pseg.com.
Important: If life-sustaining equipment is used in your home, you should have a backup plan, such as a generator or an alternate location with electric service to which you can go, so that you can continue to use your medical equipment in the event of lost power to your residence.
At all times, if you believe you are experiencing or will experience, a medical emergency, you should call 9-1-1 immediately.
**Notify PSE&G if you (or a member of your household) rely on electricity to operate life-sustaining equipment. To download the form or learn more, visit pseg.com/life or call PSE&G at 1-800-436-PSEG (7734).
Disclaimer: This information was taken from a PSE&G Pamphlet and I give them full credit for the information. For more information, please call PSE&G at the number above or email them.