Gas poisoning, what should I do?

Is there what after gas poisoning?

Gas poisoning (carbon monoxide poisoning) can be divided into mild, moderate and severe. Mild poisoning may be manifested as dizziness, headache, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, lethargy, etc. Angina pectoris may also be induced by coronary heart disease. Moderate coma may occur, but some stimuli will still respond. Severe will not respond to all stimuli.

The lips, nails, skin and mucous membrane of gas poisoning patients will show cherry red peculiar to carbon monoxide poisoning.

What should I do if I am poisoned by gas?

Mild and moderate poisoning can generally be completely recovered if rescued in time, but severe poisoning may still have complications and sequelae even after effective rescue, so it is necessary to seek medical treatment in time.

1. Transfer of poisoned persons

Once poisoning is found, immediately open the window for ventilation, transfer the poisoned person to the outside and breathe fresh air.

Step 2: Protect yourself

At the same time of saving lives, we should also protect ourselves. When entering the scene of gas poisoning, we should pay attention to opening windows and ventilation in time, do not use open flames and electrical appliances, and do not turn on or off lights. If the indoor gas concentration is too high, it may induce explosion.

Step 3: Call 120 now

Call 120 for help or go to the nearest emergency department as soon as possible after the transfer.

How to prevent gas poisoning?

1. Regular inspection of gas equipment

Every year, all gas equipment should be inspected, including heaters, stoves, heaters, fireplace, etc.

2. Regular inspection of exhaust equipment

Check chimneys, heating pipes, ventilation holes, etc. to ensure no deformation or blockage.

3. Safe use of equipment

    Do not use fuel or gas heaters in confined spaces such as narrow spaces, saloon cars, trailer boxes and tents. Do not barbecue indoors; Do not keep warm indoors with gas. Do not use gas generators, lawn mowers or other equipment engines in confined spaces; When using gas equipment, do not turn off the vent before the open flame is completely extinguished.

4. Pay attention to all kinds of transportation

    Even if the garage door is open, don’t let the car idle in the garage. Don’t ride behind the bus.