Public Service Announcements (PSAs)

On this page you can find Public Service Announcements on carbon monoxide poisoning.

Avoiding Carbon Monoxide Poisoning During a Power Outage

Radio

Carbon Monoxide PSA Long Version [MP3, :30 sec]

Sound Effect (SFX): Siren and Dispatcher’s voice
Dispatcher: Unit 121 Responding to possible carbon monoxide poisoning …
SFX: Sounds fade out
Announcer: Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless, tasteless gas that kills more than 500 Americans every year. Never use generators, grills, camp stoves, or other gasoline or charcoal-burning devices inside your home, basement, or garage or near a window. If it’s cold, stay with friends or family or in a shelter. To learn more, call 1-800-CDC-INFO.

Carbon Monoxide PSA Short Version [MP3, :15 sec]

Announcer: Never use generators, grills, or other gasoline or charcoal-burning devices inside your home or garage. They produce carbon monoxide which can kill you. If it’s cold, stay with friends or family or in a shelter. To learn more, call 1-800-CDC-INFO.

Television

Avoiding Carbon Monoxide Poisoning After Severe Weathermedia icon [WAV, :31 sec, 152 KB]

If you have had a poisoning incident related to any generator, please report it at https://www.saferproducts.gov/external icon.

Page last reviewed: March 21, 2018