CO Safety for the Elderly
Being older and living independently, it’s important you are aware of the dangers of carbon monoxide. Carbon monoxide (CO) is a highly poisonous gas that has no color, taste or smell. It is invisible to the human senses. The only way to detect CO is with an audible carbon monoxide alarm.
Here are four steps to improve your safety:
◆ Fit audible CO alarms
◆ Have your appliances checked regularly
◆ Don’t block ventilation
◆ Learn to recognize the symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning