1.Maintain safe distances from open flames or fires.
Fire poses a hazard around oxygen. Always maintain at least two meters between a fire and your portable oxygen concentrator and accessories.
2.Keep your portable oxygen concentrator away from water or be exposed to moist air.
3.Avoid smoking while on or near a portable oxygen concentrator.
4.Avoid aerosol products.
It is important that you avoid aerosol products while using your portable oxygen concentrator. This includes hairsprays, many body sprays, and even some air fresheners. Aerosol products are highly flammable.
5.Do not block intake vents.
One last portable oxygen concentrator safety tip to remember relates to the intake vents. As you can imagine, any blockage of the vents can inhibit performance, whether it’s baggy clothing or a carry bag that’s been shifted to an incorrect position on the machine. It’s important to keep an eye on this as you use your unit day to day.
6.Properly store your portable oxygen concentrator when you’re on the go.
Yes, your portable oxygen concentrator allows you to be mobile! But, whether you’re traveling by plane, train or automobile, you must ensure your unit is securely stored.