Carbon Monoxide Reports

The fifth annual report provides data on the 823 individuals unintentionally poisoned by carbon monoxide in 2013, including 34 who died from the exposure.  The three leading causes of exposure were: faulty furnaces or water heaters (22%), generators (20%) and vehicles (15%).

The fourth annual report provides data on the 765 individuals unintentionally poisoned by carbon monoxide in 2012, including 22 who died from the exposure.  The three leading causes of exposure were: faulty furnaces or water heaters (23%), vehicles (15%) and fire (15%).

The third annual report provides data on the 934 individuals unintentionally poisoned by carbon monoxide in 2011, including 22 who died from the exposure.  The three leading causes of exposure were: faulty furnaces or water heaters (23%%), generators (10.5%) and vehicles (10.3%).

The second annual report  provides data on the 986 individuals unintentionally poisoned by carbon monoxide in 2010, including 26 who died from the exposure.  The three leading causes of exposure were: faulty furnaces or water heaters (26%), fires (10%), and power machinery misplacement (7%).

The first annual report on carbon monoxide poisoning surveillance provides information about the 41 deaths and 1,050 non-fatal carbon monoxide poisonings that occurred in Michigan in 2009. More than 60 percent occurred during the winter months, and happened most frequently at home. About 11% happened at work.