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  • How To Detect Carbon Monoxide 25/02/2014

    Carbon monoxide is actually very common and occurs whenever a fuel (gas, oil, coal and so on) are not burned fully. The problem with carbon monoxide, however, is that even very low levels can be fatal to humans. It is often described as the silent killer, because it is invisible, has not taste and no smell. This is why it is important to know how to detect carbon monoxide, since you want to make sure that anyone in your space, be that home or office, is safe. Carbon monoxide is created by any device that burns fuel that is malfunctioning. However, there are also some devices that you may not recognize as appliances that can produce carbon monoxide, including washing machines. Every year, hundreds of people die because they don't know how to detect carbon monoxide. The problem is that slow exposure to carbon monoxide can be just as dangerous, because it can lead to serious and permanent damage, including vascular damage in the body. You must therefore learn how to detect carbon monoxide. This little amount of essential knowledge will give you the opportunity to truly save lives.

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  • Carbon Monoxide In Your Home 27/01/2014

    It is very difficult for people to detect carbon monoxide. This is because the gas has neither smell nor taste and it is completely colorless. In other words, carbon monoxide in your home could be all around you, and you could be breathing it in without even knowing you're doing it.

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  • Carbon Monoxide In Your Car 09/01/2014

    The vast majority of us know that it is incredibly dangerous to leave a car running in a garaged that is closed. This is because it is possible to be affected by carbon monoxide poisoning. In fact, this is still a very common way for people who commit suicide, as they simply run a tube from their exhaust into their car and sit there until they fall asleep. Although we all know about this, very few of us know that carbon monoxide in your car can also happen because your exhaust system is leaking. Most people never realize this is happening because they don't spend very long periods of time in their vehicles. Perhaps you sometimes develop a severe headache during the day.

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  • Carbon Monoxide Facts - A Quick Fact Sheet 06/01/2014

    There are many hidden dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning. Knowing the carbon monoxide facts may just help you save your own life or that of others. Start by understanding what the signs and symptoms are, which include dizziness, headaches, confusion and memory loss, irritability, nausea and/or vomiting, disorientation, difficulty in coordination, abnormal reflexes, difficulty breathing, cerebral edemas, chest pains, coma, convulsions and seizures or fits, and even death.



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  • The Long Term Effects Of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning 19/12/2013

    Most of us know that there is a risk of carbon monoxide poisoning in our homes and offices. We know that carbon monoxide is also called the silent killer because it is so easy to have unknown prolonged exposure and die in your sleep. Acute poisoning is very quick, which is why there are still so many suicide attempts with people who run their exhaust fumes into their vehicle. However, studies in experimental settings have focused mainly on the short term effects. The long term effects of carbon monoxide poisoning, therefore, are still very unclear.

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