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Operate internal combustion engine with inadequate ventilation


Carbon monoxide can cause chemical asphyxia and Parkinson's syndrome. Exposed workers include those who use gasoline-powered, high pressure washers, power trowels, concrete cutting saws, welding equipment, jackhammers, pumps, carpet cleaners, paint sprayers, and compressors.

Job Task Category

Working Indoors

Reference Link

NIOSH/ALERT/ Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning from Small Gasoline-Powered Engines and Tools Alert-DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 96-118

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