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Winter CO safety reminders

carbon monoxide

You probably know that carbon monoxide is dangerous. But, do you know what where it originates from? Or, what to do if you or a family member experiences signs of carbon monoxide poisoning?

We want everyone to always stay safe in your propane-powered North Carolina homes, and to do that, you will need to know some carbon monoxide basics: how to spot even the earliest signs of poisoning, how to deal with its symptoms, and how to prevent a buildup in your home.

About carbon monoxide

Carbon monoxide poisoning symptoms

As previously noted, symptoms of CO poisoning worsen with increased exposure to the gas. Limited exposure can cause flu-like symptoms, including headaches, nausea, and fatigue. Moderate exposure can cause severe headaches, drowsiness, and disorientation. High exposure can lead to unconsciousness or cardiac arrest. It’s important to note this is especially dangerous for young children, in whom the spread of CO poisoning is more rapid.

If you notice CO poisoning symptoms,

How to avoid CO dangers in your home

The good news is carbon monoxide poisoning is absolutely preventable with some sensible preparation and awareness. Here are five of the best ways to prevent CO dangers in your home:

At LG Jordan, your safety is always our #1 priority! If you have any questions about propane safety or the safe operation of your propane equipment, contact us any time; if you think your propane equipment might not be working properly, contact us right away for professional propane maintenance or a propane equipment inspection.

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