Carbon monoxide – a deadly danger on quiet feet!

Press conference on the topic

Carbon monoxide (CO) – a deadly danger on quiet feet! On average, around 200 cases of carbon monoxide-poisoning occur in Austria each year.

Information as of November 08th, 2023

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Günther Schwabegger

BVS – Brandverhütungsstelle für Oö., Press Spokesperson

Dr. Armin Kaltenegger

KFV (Kuratorium für Verkehrssicherheit), Head of Property Protection

Depending on the concentration in the room air, carbon monoxide-poisoning can lead to considerable discomfort, unconsciousness and massive long-term health consequences, including death.

BVS – Brandverhütungsstelle für Oö. and KFV – Kuratorium für Verkehrssicherheit clarify the most important issues concerning this topic at a press conference this morning. The experts present important prevention tips to obviate the danger and talk about safety and behavioral advices in the event of an emergency.

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