In News10NBC’s exclusive series New York State Exposed, we continue to look into how the state impacts your life, both good and bad. A law designed to protect us against carbon monoxide poisoning seems to missing something.
They call it “the silent killer” and it is a genuine public safety issue. Hundreds die each year in the U.S. from carbon monoxide poisoning. While the state of New York requires most homes to have a carbon monoxide detector, News10NBC discovered, at most every other place your family visits, there are no such requirements.
At the brand new Tom Wahl’s restaurant in Brighton, they’re cooking up meals their customers love. What those customers may not realize and can't see is that the restaurant is also looking out for their safety.
In the backroom, near the washer, dryer and hot water heater sits a carbon monoxide detector.