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 Carbon Monoxide
 
Carbon Monoxide is a colorless, odorless gas that interferes with the delivery of oxygen in the blood to the rest of the body.
 
Prevent Poisioning...
 
-Ensure that appliances are properly installed as per manufacturer instructions
 
-Obtain annual inspection for heating systems, chimneys and flues and have them cleaned
 
-Make certain the furnace has adequate intake of outside air
 
-Open flues when using your fireplace
 
-Use proper fuel in Kerosene space heaters
 
-Do not burn charcoal inside the home
 
-Make certain all stoves and gas heaters are vented to the outside
 
-Never leave a car or other gas burning vehicles running in a garage or shed
 
-Purchase a carbon monoxide detector