Contingency Corner: Carbon Monoxide

by | Feb 11, 2024 | Contingency

With gas heating prevalent in the region, the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning is persistent and leads to deaths each year.

Consider the following to guard against extended exposure:

  • Have regular service done on gas heaters and cooktops
  • Use detectors with fresh batteries
  • Be aware of the symptoms, including dizziness, lightheadedness, and nausea
  • Take particular care with children, the elderly, and those with respiratory issues
  • Ensure proper ventilation during any active use of gas heating systems

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