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2014-06-30 23:05:06

ICAP Patent Brokerage announces for sale a carbon monoxide detection technology from Clear The Air Now, LLC that senses the presence of unsafe levels of carbon monoxide and triggers a series of transmittable, wireless actions. NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 ICAP Patent Brokerage announces for sale a carbon monoxide detection technology from Clear The Air Now, LLC that senses the presence of unsafe levels of carbon monoxide and triggers a series of transmittable, wireless actions...

2014-04-08 13:03:16

More public safety education needed to decrease unintentional poisoning during and after heavy storms, according to new data published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine While preventable, carbon monoxide poisoning is a serious and sometimes fatal condition. Large weather events, such as snowstorms and heavy storms that cause power outages, can lead to an increase in the number of reported carbon monoxide exposures. Researchers from Hartford Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut...

2014-03-06 08:25:15

WASHINGTON, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Do you have smoke and carbon monoxide alarms in your home? Are they working? Sunday, March 9, marks the beginning of Daylight Saving Time in the United States. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) urges consumers to take the time to replace batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms when turning clocks forward this weekend. Make it an annual habit. This habit could save your life....

2014-02-27 23:30:44

Rental Property Owners, have rental properties as a business, to make money. Cold Craft has seen an increase of deferred maintenance on important building components that creates costly and potentially deadly risks associated with deferred maintenance. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 CNN announced on February 24, 2014 that on February 23, 2014 a water heater pipe in Legal Seafood in a New York mall was the cause for a carbon monoxide death and the illness of others. This story...

2014-01-30 23:29:26

NY and NJ fire equipment and emergency preparedness supplier and trainer offers sage winter preparedness advice. Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 With the 2013 / 2014 winter season being the coldest in recent history for many areas as well as the fact that there have been a number of city power companies struggling with power outages that have taken days to get power back online, All Hands Fire Equipment, leading NJ fire safety equipment company, shares some tips for emergency...

2014-01-15 12:21:55

January deadliest month for carbon monoxide poisoning according to federal study MILWAUKEE, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a study by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the first month of the year presents particular concerns for home owners and renters - due in part to the use of alternative heating and power sources during power outages. Therefore as the winter ice and snowstorm season sets in, Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG) finds it an...

2014-01-02 16:20:03

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State health and emergency management officials are urging the public to pay attention to forecasts which currently call for snowfall across much of Pennsylvania today into Friday morning, followed by bitterly cold temperatures. "People who do travel should be certain to have essential items in their vehicle such as food, water and warm clothes to help contend with the potential for dangerous conditions if travel delays occur," said...

2013-12-30 16:20:44

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As temperatures fluctuate this winter, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) urges customers to be mindful of the dangers associated with carbon monoxide. Several tragic cases of carbon monoxide poisoning take place each year during the winter months as people try to stay warm using a variety of heat sources. Carbon monoxide is a colorless, tasteless and odorless gas that is created by the incomplete combustion of fossil fuels and wood. If...


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