According to Consumer Reports, carbon monoxide poisoning (COP) is responsible for almost 50,000 emergency-room visits and 1,200 deaths annually. COP is the number one cause of injuries, outpacing car crashes. The National Carbon Monoxide Awareness Association (NCOAA) is dedicated to preventing senseless CO injuries and deaths, while also focusing on improving the lives of people suffering from its debilitating effects through support, education, and advocacy.