Latest Carbon monoxide poisoning Stories

2009-08-13 23:37:16

Carbon monoxide exposure due to improperly vented generators after power outages is a preventable cause of death and injury, U.S.

2009-07-23 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) and Masimo jointly announced the launch of a new international health and safety initiative aimed at educating fire fighters about the duty-related dangers of carbon monoxide (CO) and reducing known risk factors that unnecessarily kill and injure hundreds of fire fighters each year.

2009-07-01 14:24:00

Carbon monoxide alarms required in homes beginning July 1 MEBANE, N.C., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Less than eight months after the deaths of a Denver family and college student due to carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, the "Lofgren and Johnson Families Carbon Monoxide Safety Act" goes into effect, offering added protection for families statewide from this odorless, tasteless and invisible gas.

2009-05-27 01:05:00

Houston researchers say many of the children treated for carbon monoxide poisoning after Hurricane Ike were playing video games powered by generators.

2009-04-28 07:00:00

Citing Need for Early and Accurate Carbon Monoxide Exposure Detection Following Disasters, Agency Unanimously Approves and Authorizes Funds to Purchase Rad-57s IRVINE, Calif., April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI), the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) and Measure-Through Motion and Low-Perfusion pulse oximetry, announced today that the Masimo Rad-57 Pulse CO-Oximeter has been added to the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) list of required health and safety...

2009-04-01 15:01:00

Act Builds on Momentum of States to Pass Laws Requiring CO alarms MEBANE, N.C., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately every nine minutes, a fire department in the US responds to a residential carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning.

2009-03-06 10:02:00

WASHINGTON, March 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is urging consumers to replace their smoke alarm and carbon monoxide (CO) alarm batteries this Sunday as clocks are turned ahead for Daylight Saving Time.

2009-02-18 07:00:00

New Evidence from London Ambulance Service Study Shows Five Masimo Rad-57 Pulse CO-Oximeters(TM) Detected 83 Unsuspected CO Poisonings in One Year--Over a Third of the UK Reported Annual CO Poisonings IRVINE, Calif., Feb.

2009-01-28 12:15:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), there have been more than 150 residential fires that resulted in more than 200 deaths since Thanksgiving.

2009-01-26 07:00:00

Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) urge families to inspect, protect and detect to safeguard loved ones from the 'Silent Killer' NORTHBROOK, Ill., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Bitter cold weather can bring more than just frosty mornings and runny noses.

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