Check Your Knowledge about Carbon Monoxide

Check Your Knowledge about Carbon Monoxide

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published on March 06, 201417 responses 1

Which of the following is a symptom of Carbon Monoxide poisoning?:

Which of the following is a symptom of Carbon Monoxide poisoning?:
Headache
Shortness of breath
Nausea
Fatigue
All of the above

Which of the below statements about Carbon Monoxide (CO) is true:

Which of the below statements about Carbon Monoxide (CO) is true:
I can smell carbon monoxide
I can see carbon monoxide
Carbon monoxide is only produced by cars and trucks
It is safe to use a generator inside my home as long as I open doors and windows and use fans
None of the above

Which of the following activities can result in Carbon Monoxide poisoning?:

Which of the following activities can result in Carbon Monoxide poisoning?:
Leaving a car running in a garage
Neglecting to have my fossil fuel burning appliances maintained in good repair
Running a generator in the home, garage, or crawl space
Using a gas range, oven, or dryer to heat the home
All of the above

Which of the below statements about Carbon Monoxide detectors/alarms is FALSE?:

Which of the below statements about Carbon Monoxide detectors/alarms is FALSE?:
Every owner, superintendent, or landlord shall maintain, test, repair, or replace every carbon monoxide alarm upon renewal of any lease term, or on an annual basis, whichever is more frequent.
All carbon monoxide detectors work as smoke detectors
All carbon monoxide alarm batteries shall be replaced on an annual basis by the owner, landlord, or superintendent.
I should look for the approval label from Underwriters’ Laboratories, or an equivalent independent testing company when purchasing a carbon monoxide alarm
Carbon monoxide that are primarily powered by electricity (plugged in to the wall) must have battery back-up power

When the carbon monoxide alarm sounds, what should you do?

When the carbon monoxide alarm sounds, what should you do?
Turn it off and unplug it, because it's right in the middle of your favourite show!
Ignore it -- it'll stop ringing some time soon
Get everyone out of the house and call 911.
Wave a magazine or paper in front of it until it stops ringing.