British Columbia Specific Information
Carbon monoxide (CO) is known as the silent killer because it cannot be seen or smelled. Knowing the signs of CO poisoning may save your life. Visit Technical Safety BC – Carbon Monoxide for information about the warning signs of CO gas in your home, the symptoms of CO gas poisoning, what to do if you think you have been exposed to CO gas, and more.
Whether you are inside your home or outside enjoying recreational activities, you need to be aware of factors that can affect your health. To learn more about topics such as indoor air quality, water safety, sun safety, and bug bites, see our HealthLinkBC Files Environment Category web page.
Current as of: May 27, 2020
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Anne C. Poinier MD - Internal Medicine & Brian D. O'Brien MD - Internal Medicine & E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & R. Steven Tharratt MD, MPVM, FACP, FCCP - Pulmonology, Critical Care Medicine, Medical Toxicology