Carbon Monoxide – The Silent Killer

Carbon Monoxide (CO) is a poisonous gas resulting from the incomplete burning of carbon-based fuels. Because it can take lives quickly without victims even knowing they are at risk, CO is often referred to as the “Silent Killer”. It is colorless, tasteless, odorless, and undetectable to humans. Because high enough concentrations deprive the bloodstream of oxygen, it causes suffocation and can kill within minutes. Regular exposure can occur both at home and in the workplace.

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