DHSES - OFPC Carbon Monoxide Virtual Toolbox

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Carbon Monoxide Virtual Toolbox


Amanda's Law
A brief history of the law and a summary of its requirements.

Information Bulletin on Amanda's Law
Information on the carbon monoxide alarm requirements to go into effect February 22, 2010.

Carbon Monoxide Facts
Essential pieces of information on the dangers of carbon monoxide.

Carbon Monoxide Frequently Asked Questions
Facts and answers to the common questions on carbon monoxide.

Carbon Monoxide Tri-Fold Brochure
A printable tri-fold brochure that details where carbon monoxide come from, what it does, and the do's and don'ts to make one's home safer.

Kid's "Safety Safari" Brochure
A printable tri-fold brochure with safety tips to protect your family from a home fire or carbon monoxide (CO) incident.

How old is your CO alarm?
CO alarms should be replaced every 5 to 7 years. If you complied with New York City Local Law 7 in 2004, or if you don't know how old your alarms are, it's time to replace them!

Don't forget to check out additional resources from OFPC on fire safety awareness.