• Safety & Training Short: Heating Devices - Space Heaters

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    February 16, 2021
    Use of space heaters:
    According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, millions of consumers rely on portable and in-wall gas or electric space heaters to warm their homes and offices. Many of these users fail to follow important safety instructions, not knowing perhaps that death and serious injury, including burns and carbon monoxide poisoning, can occur.
    • Every year, people receive emergency room treatment for injuries associated with the use of gas, kerosene, oil, and electric space heaters.
    • More than two-thirds of those injured are children under the age of five.
    Learn more about risks like carbon monoxide poisoning, burns and structural fires, and how to prevents risks with proper installation, location, and recommended uses. 

    Click here to download the complete training short in English
    Click here to download the complete training short in Spanish

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    Jared Goble, Loss Control
    jgoble@gpins.com, (707) 360-4335
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