How to Avoid Carbon Monoxide Poisoning?

Answer Every year, winter storms leave carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning deaths in their path. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and U.S. Fire Administration are sounding the CO alarm.

Top Q&A For: How to Avoid Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Do I have carbon monoxide poisoning?

Studies have shown that prolonged use of a hookah could lead to carbon monoxide poisoning. Smoking for hours at a time is a health risk in itself not even considering CO poisoning. It's advised in ... Read More »

How to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning After an Emergency?

An odorless, colorless gas, carbon monoxide (CO) can cause sudden illness and death if inhaled and every year, more than 500 people die in the U. S. from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning. When ... Read More »

Can a window air conditioner unit cause carbon monoxide poisoning?

Air conditioners cannot produce carbon monoxide. Carbon monoxide is produced from fuel-burning devices such as furnaces, cars, gas stoves and generators. If a car or generator is idling near a wind... Read More »

If you burn vent-less logs, are you safe from carbon monoxide poisoning?

No. There is always the possibility of CO poisoning if the vent-less logs are not installed properly. Check the manual to see how much fresh air is needed for your set. Vent-less logs MUST be vente... Read More »