Wednesday, December 13, 2017

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 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...

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: how to prevent this silent killer

One-half of lethal poisonings in the US are caused by excessive carbon monoxide levels in the home. The origins include blocked chimney openings, broken water heater vent...

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...

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...

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...