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Don’t be caught off guard: Know the hazards associated with carbon monoxide poisoning

It’s colorless, odorless, tasteless, and potentially deadly.

Carbon Monoxide (CO) is a common hazard resulting from the incomplete burning of carbon-containing material, such as natural gas, gasoline, kerosene, oil, propane, coal, or wood. To avoid breathing in toxic levels of carbon monoxide, be aware of how this gas is generated and take steps to prevent it.

On the farm, common sources of CO include internal combustion engines such as portable generators, vehicles, lawnmowers, and power washers....

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