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, and installing battery-operated or battery back-up CO detectors.

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:
Company review
A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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N/A
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Last Reviewed by Author(s):
9/9/2017
Record Last Updated:
5/7/2018

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