Prevention Guidelines: You Can Prevent Carbon Monoxide Exposure
This one-page handout educates people about carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. It contains a list of do’s and don’ts for preventing CO exposure. It identifies symptoms of CO poisoning, and provides general information about maintenance of heating systems and other fuel-powered household appliances, installing CO detectors and checking them regularly to make sure they are functioning properly, having safe back-up power sources in the event of a power outage, and the hazards and proper use of generators and other appliances.
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