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Latest Carbon monoxide Stories

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...

2014-03-24 23:22:13

Company Also Reminds Customers of Importance of Carbon Monoxide Safety Waltham, Mass. (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 As the spring thaw begins – following a record cold winter season for the Northeast – National Grid reminds customers what actions they should take if they suspect a natural gas leak and how to avoid exposure to potentially deadly carbon monoxide. This winter hasn’t just been hard on those of us trying to stay warm. The frigid temperatures, and now the current season of...

Cheaper Methanol Production From New Catalyst
2014-03-03 08:59:49

By Mark Shwartz, Precourt Institute for Energy at Stanford University An international research team has discovered a potentially clean, low-cost way to convert carbon dioxide into methanol, a key ingredient in the production of plastics, adhesives and solvents, and a promising fuel for transportation. Scientists from Stanford University, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and the Technical University of Denmark combined theory and experimentation to identify a new nickel-gallium...

2014-02-21 23:02:56

Westin Baltimore Washington Airport - Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning, Class Action Lawsuit filed. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 The law firm of DISCEPOLO LLP has filed a Class Action Lawsuit alleging negligence against the Westin Baltimore Washington Airport - BWI Hotel on behalf of the injured guests who suffered carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning during the Valentine’s Weekend (2/15/14-2/16/14). The Class Action is McKisset, et al. v. Brentwood BWI One LLC, filed in the Circuit...

2014-01-31 23:32:42

How to protect yourself and your family from the silent killer with the Pocket CO from KWJ Engineering. Newark, CA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Heating season is upon us, and that means ring up the furnace in our homes and places of work, and in many cases, for the rst time. But this also means that boiliers are being turned on in your childrens’ schools as well. Several recent events have brought a concern to light: SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KTHV) - Officials in northwest Arkansas said a carbon...

2014-01-16 16:22:37

- Vivint safeguards nearly 80,000 customers across Canada from burglary, fire, and carbon monoxide. PROVO, Utah, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivint(TM), the largest home automation services company in North America, protects homes and families in Canada through a combination of 24x7x365 monitoring and smart security technology. Customers with Vivint security systems are safeguarded against burglary, fire, intrusion, and even unseen threats like carbon monoxide. (Logo:...

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...

2014-01-06 20:20:18

DETROIT, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of the latest winter storm that brought several inches of snow, DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) has some important reminders for natural gas customers. These tips will minimize the risk of customers being exposed to carbon monoxide and help customers continue receiving top quality service. Customer safety Carbon monoxide buildup in a home could result in serious injury or even death. To avoid exposure, customers should: -- Keep intake and...

2014-01-06 12:22:50

ROYAL OAK, Mich., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following last weekend's heavy snowfall across much of Michigan, Consumers Energy is asking customers to keep safety in mind by making sure their gas furnace fresh air intake pipes and gas/electric meters are free of snow and ice. "With the large amount of snow that fell over the past two days, we have received numerous no-heat calls from customers, particularly those who live in mobile homes where chimneys are located on top of flat roofs. Snow...

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...