EN

Translate:


PROPANE SAW CAUSES CARBON MONOXIDE EVACUATION

SAM Demo

image10

Carbon monoxide dangers

Carbon Monoxide is an odorless, colorless gas that kills without warning.

Internal Combustion Engines create Carbon Monoxide through incomplete combustion of

gasoline, diesel, or propane fuels. CO concentrations can and often exceed OSHA

Permissible Exposure Limits but are not monitored and therefore lead to serious injury and death.


SAM monitors CO concentrations, alerts the operator, and shuts down

the application prior to a medical emergency.

CARBON MONOXIDE PERMISSIBLE EXPOSURE LIMITS

image11

  • TWA: Time Weighted Average
  • Ceiling Value: Maximum Parts Per Million Exposure
  • IDLH: Immediate Danger to Life & Health
  • OSHA PEL: Occupational Safety & Health Administration Permissible Exposure Limit
  • NIOSH REL: National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health Recommended Exposure Limit
  • ACGIH TLV: American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists Threshold Limit Value
  • WISHA PEL: Washington's Workplace Safety and Health Law Permissible Exposure Limit 

Carbon Monoxide exposure symptoms

image12

news

Two Carpenters Died Of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

image13

Two Carpenters Died Of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Secondary To Running A Gas Powered Engine In A Confined Space (Basement Of A Home)

Read Article

Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

image14

Hundreds of people have been poisoned because small gasoline-powered engines produced hazardous concentrations of CO even in open buildings.

read article

CO Poisoning Associated with a Propane-Powered Floor Burnisher

image15

Two employees of a pharmacy in Vermont fainted within four hours after arriving for work; at a local hospital emergency department, carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning was diagnosed. 

read article