Now that camping season is in full swing, we at The Beattie Law Firm want to remind you of the dangers of carbon monoxide. We have represented many victims who have been injured or may have died as a result of carbon monoxide. As mentioned in a previous blog, carbon monoxide is a byproduct of incomplete combustion of gas because of a lack of enough oxygen to completely burn the fuel–whether it is propane gas, natural gas, butane or any other type of fuel. This occurs when the user or occupier of the space will seal off openings to prevent ambient (cold) air from entering the space.
There are only two known ways to prevent carbon monoxide incidents:
When you go out on your first camping trip Memorial Day weekend, remember to follow our tips and make sure you only use equipment with oxygen depletion sensors.
We at the Beattie Law Firm stand by to help you.