Understanding Carbon Monoxide
Everything you need to know about the complex subject of carbon monoxide protection.
What is Carbon Monoxide?
Carbon Monoxide (CO) is the leading cause of accidental poisoning deaths and poisoning related injury worldwide. CO is a highly poisonous – colourless, odourless, tasteless - gas that can kill.
Risks and Effects
What are the risks and effects of carbon monoxide? Carbon Monoxide is the most prevalent cause of accidental poisoning deaths, and poisoning related injury around the world.
Sources of Carbon Monoxide
Carbon monoxide is created by the incomplete combustion of fossil fuels (gas, oil, coal and wood). So anything that burns fuel can be a source.
The law is not straightforward. It is different for each country in the United Kingdom and in Europe and it differs for different situations like landlord properties, domestic properties and in leisure vehicles.
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