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Latest Carbon monoxide Stories

2010-12-21 12:56:00

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A San Diego Maritime Lawyer from The Turley Law Firm, APLC, has filed a Jones Act lawsuit in San Diego Superior Court against Hornblower, Inc., and Hornblower Yachts, Inc., LLC. Hornblower owns a fleet of vessels operated in San Diego harbor and the Pacific Ocean. The vessels are used for San Diego harbor tours, whale watching tours, charter luxury yachts and dinner cruises. Plaintiff was a maintenance engineer who worked aboard the San Diego...

2010-12-15 09:35:00

Colorless, Odorless Killer Claims Hundreds of Lives Each Year, More than 20,000 Visit ERs WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emergency physicians see the tragic consequences of carbon monoxide poisoning each year, especially during the winter months when people begin using heating devices and stoves to keep warm. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100616/DC22034LOGO-d) "This colorless, odorless gas is deadly if you don't take precautionary steps or notice...

2010-12-02 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI), the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), jointly announced today the launch of "The Silent Killer" educational campaign aimed at raising awareness of the duty-related dangers of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning and reducing the known risk factors that unnecessarily kill or injure fire fighters each year. This important new health and safety campaign...

2010-09-30 07:10:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Proper placement of a carbon monoxide (CO) detector is important, reminds the makers of home-safety and security website HomeSafe.com (http://www.homesafe.com/coalert). Each fall the sad news of another family that has one or more of its family members perish in their sleep from carbon monoxide poisoning repeats itself. The real tragedy is that these deaths can be prevented if the family had the chimney checked and/or installed carbon monoxide...

2010-09-08 10:03:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by CPSC Blogger: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) Calling all middle schoolers! CPSC is hosting a poster contest on carbon monoxide safety. Carbon monoxide is called the "invisible killer." That's because it's a gas that you can't see or smell and it can kill its victims quickly. It gets into homes from: Running a...

2010-08-30 16:33:00

JULIAN, W.Va., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) released further information following an August 27, 2010 Associated Press report that a handheld methane detector found in the Upper Big Branch mine documented the presence of explosive levels of methane associated with the April 5, 2010 explosion. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071031/MASSEYENERGYLOGO ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071031/MASSEYENERGYLOGO ) The detector referenced...

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2010-08-12 10:25:00

A series of large wildfires burning across western and central Russia, eastern Siberia and western Canada has created a noxious soup of air pollution that is affecting life far beyond national borders. Among the pollutants created by wildfires is carbon monoxide, a gas that can pose a variety of health risks at ground level. Carbon monoxide is also an ingredient in the production of ground-level ozone, which causes numerous respiratory problems. As the carbon monoxide from these wildfires is...

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2010-08-09 06:56:26

Drought and the worst heat wave Russia has seen in 130 years have sparked a devastating outbreak of wildfires across the nation this summer, primarily in the country's western and central regions. According to wire service reports and Russia's Emergency Situations Ministry, as of Aug. 6, 2010, some 558 fires were burning. The fires have killed at least 52 people, destroyed some 2,000 homes and charred more than 1,796 square kilometers (693 square miles). Russia's capital city of Moscow is...

2010-08-05 11:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Odessa Fire Company in the State of Delaware and Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI), the inventor of Masimo rainbow Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM), Masimo rainbow Acoustic Monitoring(TM), and Masimo SET® Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry, today jointly announced that 150 Masimo Rad-57® Pulse CO-Oximeters will be distributed to every fire district in the state of Delaware during a statewide training event...

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2010-06-29 07:41:15

When it comes to metal catalysts, the platinum standard is, well, platinum! However, at about $2,000 an ounce, platinum is more expensive than gold. The high cost of the raw material presents major challenges for the future wide scale use of platinum in fuel cells. Research at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) suggests that one possible way to meet these challenges is to think small "“ really small. A study led by Gabor Somorjai...