Mick's Electric Inc.
Electrician, Rapid City, SD
10 tips to carbon monoxide safety:
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US Fire Administration
Click here to learn about the symptoms of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning.
Smoke Alarms Save Lives!
Smoke alarms (smoke detectors), when properly installed and maintained provide early warning when fires break out. The most fatal fires occur at night when people are asleep. Often, victims never wake up. A working smoke alarm will sound an alarm to alert you, giving you precious time to escape. Early warning increases your chances for you and your loved ones to get out of a fire safely.
Smoke Alarm Safety Tips
Carbon Monoxide Detectors
According to NADI (North American Detectors Inc.) every year, 1,700 people die from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning in North America and over 10,000 more are treated or hospitalized. However, there are many preventable steps you can take to ensure your family is protected against CO poisoning.