10 steps to reduce your risk for Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning

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Here are 10 steps to reduce your risk for Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning.

  1. Education; know the causes and effects of CO poisoning
  2. Install and maintain a CO detector in your home
  3. Always back your vehicle out of the garage immediately after starting
  4. Have a professional clean and inspect your chimney annually
  5. Have a professional clean and inspect your furnace and water heater annually
  6. Operate generators outside only
  7. Seal all walls between garage and home
  8. Do not sit in your car for an extended time while idling
  9. Never heat your home with a gas stove, grill or other unvented appliance
  10. Be sure your workplace is aware of the effects of CO poisoning

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