Carbon monoxide is a gas you cannot see or smell. Breathing high levels of carbon monoxide can cause severe illness or death. Carbon monoxide can kill a person in minutes. On average, more than 20 people die each year from unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning in Washington State. Most carbon monoxide poisoning occurs in fall and winter months. You can prevent carbon monoxide poisoning.
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Carbon Monoxide Hospitalizations
To learn more about carbon monoxide, your health, and reducing risk of exposure, visit our Carbon Monoxide webpage.
Carbon Monoxide in the Workplace, Labor and Industries
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Tracking, CDC
Introduction to Indoor Air Quality, EPA
Washington Poison Center - Carbon Monoxide
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