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Toolbox talk: carbon monoxide poisoning.
CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training
Silver Spring, MD: CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training, 2014 Mar; :1-2
Carbon monoxide (CO) is an invisible gas with no taste or smell. It can become especially dangerous if it builds up in tightly confined areas. It is just slightly lighter than air so it can hang around in enclosed spaces. All fuels including "cleaner" fuels like propane create CO.
Construction; Construction-industry; Construction-workers; Construction-equipment; Safety-education; Safety-programs; Injury-prevention; Accident-prevention; Work-environment; Worker-health; Training; Education; Safety-measures; Carbon-compounds; Oxides; Gases; Poison-gases; Poisons; Confined-spaces; Fuels; Propanes; Ventilation; Monitors; Gas-indicators
CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training, 8484 Georgia Avenue, Suite 1000, Silver Spring, MD 20910
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Toolbox talk: carbon monoxide poisoning
CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training, Silver Spring, Maryland
Page last reviewed: April 12, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division