1) Monitor for leaks: any home appliance or equipment that burns natural gas, oil, coal, charcoal, propane, or wood can produce carbon monoxide.
2) Place detectors strategically: ensure they're located in hot spots (e.g. one on every floor of the home, away from drafts and windows, etc.).
3) Test your alarms!
4) Know the signs of poisoning (headaches, dizziness, vision problems, among others).
5) Conduct drills: know how to react and respond in the event of an emergency and ensure all members of the home are on the same page.
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