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Document ID (ISN)68987
CIS number 97-883
ISSN - Serial title 0044-5878 - Accident Prevention
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Genesove L.
Title Carbon monoxide: The silent killer
Bibliographic information Nov.-Dec. 1996, Vol.43, No.6, p.14-19.
Abstract Occupational sources of carbon monoxide are identified (exhausts from automobiles, forklifts and other industrial equipment and combustion devices), along with occupations at risk, effects on humans, symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning, and emergency treatment. Precautions include avoiding the use of fuel-burning equipment indoors, controlling exposure through equipment maintenance and ventilation, and ensuring carbon monoxide monitors are installed and working properly.
Descriptors (primary) poisoning; exhaust gases; carbon monoxide
Descriptors (secondary) symptoms; biological effects; ventilation; emergency treatment
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Carbon monoxide
Inorganic substances