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Fire Safety Friday – Carbon Monoxide

The Hamilton Fire Department (HFD) has developed a series of “Fire Safety Friday” messages for students and caregivers, as part of its Elementary School Fire Safety Education Program Initiative.

This week’s message focuses on Carbon Monoxide: If the carbon monoxide (CO) alarm sounds, move to a fresh air location.

Click here for this week’s activity.

Carbon monoxide can be deadly. The pdf fact sheet below describes the symptoms and sources of carbon monoxide poisoning, and ways in which we can protect ourselves from the risks of carbon monoxide in our homes.

The fire safety message and affiliated content is derived from the Hamilton Fire Department, Office of the Ontario Fire Marshal, and the National Fire Prevention Association.

Fire Safety Friday – Carbon Monoxide