Thursday, May 24, 2018

Carbon monoxide: how to avoid a deadly poison

Carbon monoxide is an odorless but toxic gas that results when a fuel, such as gasoline, coal, propane, charcoal and others, burns incompletely. It is essential...

How to curb carbon monoxide fumes

Sally thought she was just getting the flu and figured both of her daughters were too, since they seemed tired and the 3-year-old had...

Carbon monoxide: colorless, odorless, deadly

A common byproduct of combustion, carbon monoxide (CO) is a poisonous gas that has proven itself to be a danger to RVers. Because carbon monoxide is a byproduct of incomplete...

A Safe Bet: Carbon Monoxide Detectors

In years past, miners brought canaries with them down the shafts. If the birds became ill or died, the miners knew that carbon monoxide might be present...

A simple way to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning

Each year, about 2,100 people are than 10,000 others are hospitalized as a result of accidental carbon monoxide poisoning caused by fuel-burning equipment in the home....

Putting the lid on carbon monoxide

Q: I recently heard about a case where carpet cleaners were blamed for a building evacuation because of high carbon monoxide levels. Is it possible that this...

Protecting customers from tragedy

Heating, ventilation and air conditioning technicians can help prevent the thousands of illnesses and the many deaths that occur from exposure to carbon monoxide or from fire and smoke...