Most people have heard of carbon monoxide (CO) and know that it's dangerous, but it's often a mystery of where it comes from, how it's produced, its physical symptoms, and what precautions you can take to ensure it doesn't endanger you. Or worse, kill you.
Go to the COSafety.ca website for details. It's designed to give you the right facts about this silent killer, the leading cause of accidental poisoning deaths in North America. The more you know the better you can practice CO safety. Also, to ensure you and your family don't become victims of this toxic gas.
CLICK ON THE BUTTON TO GO TO THE CO2 WEBSITE.
The best way to ensure that you and your family are not exposed to carbon monoxide
is to eliminate this poisonous gas at the source.
MAKE THE MAINTENANCE OF YOUR FUEL-BURNING APPLIANCES, EQUIPMENT AND VENTING SYSTEMS AN ABSOLUTE PRIORITY.
Have a trained, certified technician check your furnace, gas, stove, fireplace or fuel-burning appliances on a yearly basis.
Install a tested and CSA-approved alarm on each level of your home, cottage or boat cabin.
These will warn you of rising levels of CO, giving you and your family time to escape. Without CO alarms the only way to know if CO is present is when the physical symptoms of CO poisoning become apparent.