Stephen was recently asked to comment in an article in Hotel News Now covering the tragic deaths of three guests at a Best Western in Boone, North Carolina, which has brought to light the real danger of carbon monoxide poisoning in hotels. Damon Mallatere, president of Appalachian Hospitality Management, which manages the Best Western in Boone, has been charged with three counts of involuntary manslaughter.
Carbon monoxide is a gas that can leak from water heaters, boilers, fireplaces, cooking equipment, pool-heaters, and other types of heating tools. Many hoteliers are not aware of the science behind carbon monoxide and the need for proper ventilation in areas with heaters and boilers.
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