Protect your family from dangerous CO
Carbon monoxide, or CO, is invisible and odorless, but it can also be deadly. Install and maintain CO alarms inside your home, in a central location outside separate sleeping areas and on every level of your home, to provide early warning of carbon monoxide
CO poisoning can be deadly
Americans die each year from CO poisoning
Americans visit the emergency room each year due to CO poisoning
Americans are hospitalized each year due to CO poisoning
What are the symptoms of Carbon Monoxide poisoning?
- tightening of the chest
- unusual yawning
- irritation of nose, mouth, eyes
If the symptoms of poisoning seem acute, get the victim or victims to fresh air immediately. If a victim is not breathing, begin artificial resuscitation immediately and have someone call for emergency medical assistance.