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Maryland Winters May Bring Increased Risk of CO Dangers

  • December 26, 2012
  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
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The winter season in Maryland can present a number of risks, including an increased risk of carbon monoxide (CO) incidents. Carbon monoxide is a colorless, tasteless, odorless gas frequently referred to as the “silent killer” because prolonged exposure can lead to CO poisoning, which can be fatal. During the winter months, incidents involving carbon monoxide
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How Maryland Residents Can Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

  • February 1, 2012
  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
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Carbon monoxide, or CO, is a dangerous odorless and colorless gas that can cause sudden illness or death. This gas is found in combustion fumes, such as those produced by cars, gas ranges, heating systems, and stoves. Any person or animal in an enclosed space, or semi-enclosed space, which lacks proper ventilation can be poisoned
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