Common Household Items That Could Kill You
Carbon monoxide poisoning is a serious risk it s the leading cause of poisoning death, says the?Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and it comes from your gas oven, car, space heater, or charcoal grills being left on too long (or forgetting to turn them off). Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless gas that causes sudden illness or death, and is often detected when it s too late. Play it safe and install a?CO monitor?in your home so you re alerted if levels are getting dangerously high.?",2.jpg,Common Household Items That Could Kill You
3626,?Extension Cords,Not only are they a serious tripping hazard, but these cords also cause over 3,300 residential fires each year, which results in about 50 annual deaths, the?CDC reports. They re mostly caused by misuse or overloading the system, so just make sure that you, and your kids, are using them correctly and only on a temporary basis (rather than keeping every space packed at all times).