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CO SERIES: Pt. 1 – What is Carbon Monoxide?

Every year, carbon monoxide causes hundreds of deaths in North America and causes illness in thousands more. This silent killer can find its ways into your house without you ever knowing and can cause serious harm to you and your family. The best thing you can do (other than install a carbon monoxide detector in […]

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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention – 5 Tips

According to the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs website, more than 50 people die each year of carbon monoxide poisoning in Canada. Hundreds more will be poisoned by this molecule. There are simple precautions that can be taken to minimize the chances of this happening to you or your family, and really, what is more […]

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Carbon Monoxide – Common Questions and Answers

WHAT IS CARBON MONOXIDE? Often called the silent killer, carbon monoxide (CO) is an invisible, odourless, colourless gas created when fuels such as gasoline, wood, coal, natural gas, propane, oil, and methane do not completely dissipate when burning. WHY IS CARBON MONOXIDE DANGEROUS? CO enters the body through breathing. CO poisoning is often confused with […]

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