Carbon monoxide (CO) gas is an ever-present fact of life these days. It’s found anywhere combustion occurs. It presents no threat in small amounts. But in large amounts, it can be very dangerous—even deadly. Because of the danger, it’s important to know some basics about CO.
During the summer, hot weather increases the risk for heat-related injuries and illnesses. Since 2008, more than 100 workers have been killed on the job as a result of heat stress.