Carbon Monoxide Dangers
Carbon Monoxide is often referred to as "the silent killer", as it is invisible, tasteless and odorless. It is created certain types of fuels do not burn properly. Fuels, which can produce this gas, are kerosene, gasoline, coal, natural gas, propane, methane and even wood. Normally Carbon Monoxide is caused by faulty, improperly used or vented products like furnaces, ranges, water heaters, room heaters and portable generators.
There are precautions to help protect yourself, your family and your employees from deadly CO fumes:
For additional carbon monoxide safety information, visit www.usfa.fema.gov or www.osha.gov