Friday, October 20, 2017

Carbon monoxide poisoning guides

Poisoning by carbon monoxide is more common in winter. During the cold winter months, old and neglected heaters and boilers are put to use, exposing their owners...

Watch out for carbon monoxide

Often described as the unseen killer, carbon monoxide (CO) is a toxic gas that can be present in the most unsuspecting locations. Odorless and tasteless, carbon monoxide is created as...

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...

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...

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...

Carbon monoxide: a clear and present danger

When wholesaler-distributors use internal combustion forklifts inside buildings and confined spaces, dangerous levels of carbon monoxide (CO) can build up quickly and remain in the air long...

Carbon monoxide: Fatal fumes

Carbon monoxide poisoning kills more than 3,500 annually. Hunters and campers are at greater risk for suffering oxygen deprivation because they often use equipment or techniques that lead...