Originally Posted By: cbottger
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The maximum allowable concentration for short term exposure in a living area according to ASHRAE.
The maximum allowable concentration for continuous exposure in any eight hour period industry according to MIOSHA
Maximum concentration allowable in any 15 minute period according to OSHA slight headaches, fatigue,dizziness, nausea after 2 to 3 hours
Frontal headaches within 1 to 2 hours, life threatening after 3 hours. Maximum allowable limit in flue gas according to EPA and AGA
Dizziness, nausea and convulsions within 45 minutes. Unconsciousness within 2 hours. Death within 2 to 3 hours
Headaches, dizziness and nausea within 20 minutes. Death within 1 hour
Headaches dizziness and nausea within 5 to 10 minutes. Death within 30 minutes.
Headaches,dizziness and nausea within 1 to 3 minutes. Death within 10 to 15 minutes.
Death within 1 to 3 minutes
I am a believer that all HI's should be performing CO tests and would like to see it adopted as a standard of practice. The price of a CO meter is no more than the price of just one Inspection.
Don't argue with an idiot someone watching may not be able to tell the difference.