Carbon Monoxide Safety

More than 400 Americans die from unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More than 20,000 visit the emergency room, and more than 4,000 others are hospitalized. View  Carbon Monoxide Safety (PDF)

Test carbon monoxide alarms at least once a month.

Carbon Monoxide Alarm Check Regularly

Use portable generators outdoors in a well-ventilated area away from your home.

Do not use generator inside house or garage

Make sure all vents for your furnace, stove, fireplaces, and dryers are clear of snow and other debris.

Make sure Dryer vent is unobstructed