Prevention Guidelines: You Can Prevent Carbon Monoxide Exposure

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Abstract:

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 a battery-operated or battery back-up CO detector, and the hazards and proper use of generators and other appliances in the event of a power outage.

Author(s):
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Resource developed in English and translated into other languages
Translation Review:
Community review
This translation was evaluated by a representative or group from the community for accuracy and cultural relevance.
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Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Last Reviewed by Author(s):
8/29/2017
Record Last Updated:
5/7/2018

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