Carbon Monoxide - Generator Safety Fact Sheet

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Abstract:

This one-page fact sheet educates people about how to use a portable back-up generator safely when the power goes out, and ways to prevent carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. It explains what CO is, and provides easy steps people can take to stay safe in the event of a power outage, including advice on where and how to use a generator, installing CO detectors, checking them regularly to make sure they are functioning properly, and having safe back-up power sources.

Author(s):
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country of Origin:
United States
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Development Method:
Resource developed in English and translated into other languages
Translation Method:
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Resource Creation Date:
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Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Last Reviewed by Author(s):
9/9/2017
Record Last Updated:
10/23/2018

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