Each level has different symptoms and effects. So, it is very important to understand the carbon monoxide levels and symptoms.
It is recommended that you explain the carbon monoxide levels and symptoms to your whole family members or employees in your office to make them understand well.
To make them always aware about it, place one copy of it on a appropriate place inside your home or office. Use enough large font size to it easy to read.
Carbon Monoxide Levels and Symptoms
|CO Level in ppm||Exposure Time||Symptoms|
|35||8 hours||Maximum exposure allowed by OSHA in the workplace over an eight hour period.|
|200||2-3 hours||Mild headache, fatigue, nausea and dizziness.|
|400||1-2 hours||Serious headache- other symptoms intensify. Life threatening after 3 hours.|
|800||45 minutes||Dizziness, nausea and convulsions. Unconscious within 2 hours. Death within 2-3 hours.|
|1,600||20 minutes||Headache, dizziness and nausea. Death within 1 hour.|
|3,200||5-10 minutes||Headache, dizziness and nausea. Death within 1 hour.|
|6,400||1-2 minutes||Headache, dizziness and nausea. Death within 25-30 minutes.|