Carbon Monoxide Headquarters
Dumb Things - What would you do Differently?
Running car engine in garage with door closed
Using a barbeque grill in garage or in the house
Using a kitchen range to heat the house
Using a gas or wood-burning heater in a tent
Running a gasoline-powered concrete saw in an unventilated space
Running a gasoline-powered generator in an unventilated space
Having a CO detector or a smoke alarm and not checking the batteries
Sleeping in a parked car with the engine running
Not reading the instructions on operating a gas, or gasoline powered appliance
Not venting a fireplace properly
Not having your furnace cleaned and maintained frequently
Not recognizing the major symptoms of CO poisoning - headache, lethargy, nausea, dizziness, confusion/can't think.
...... last changed 02/07/99
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