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2010-07-06 05:18:00

Training program includes appropriate air management practice for firefighters, the correction of myths and misunderstandings about fire smoke, and instruction about new antidotal treatment therapies for smoke inhalation victims. INDIANAPOLIS, July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since January 1, 2010 the CPTC has tracked 1,100 civilians treated for smoke inhalation, 413 smoke inhalation deaths, and 125 firefighters who were transported for smoke inhalation treatment. Contrary to popular...

2010-06-18 05:18:00

INDIANAPOLIS, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Firefighter deaths due to heart attacks may not be due to bad diets, but from exposure to hydrogen cyanide in fire smoke. Nationally, six firefighters have literally dropped dead from heart attacks after coming off of a shift of smoky fires and more than 100 were treated or hospitalized for smoke inhalation since January 1. "Any leader in the fire service who knowingly allows his/her firefighters to be negligent in the use of their SCBA should...

2010-06-16 15:06:00

Cyanide Poisoning Treatment Coalition launches Safety Stand Down Training Program focused on Preventing Hydrogen Cyanide Exposure in Fire Smoke INDIANAPOLIS, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SMOKE kills. Firefighter deaths due to heart attacks may not be due to bad diets, but from exposure to hydrogen cyanide in fire smoke. Firefighters are trained to deal with thousands of hazards and situations on a daily basis. Unfortunately, preventing the avoidable fire smoke exposure is not one...

2009-11-12 11:53:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Potassium Gold Cyanide (CAS 13967-50-5) Market Research Report 2009 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0163696/Potassium-Gold-Cyanide-(CAS-13967-50-5)-Market-Research-Report-2009.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire The study 'Potassium Gold Cyanide (CAS 13967-50-5) Market Research Report 2009 Market Research Report 2009' presents...

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2009-10-22 08:24:23

A small molecule designed to detect cyanide in water samples works quickly, is easy to use, and glows under ultraviolet or "black" light. Although the fluorescent molecule is not yet ready for market, its Indiana University Bloomington creators report in the Journal of the American Chemical Society (now online) that the tool is already able to sense cyanide below the toxicity threshold established by the World Health Organization. "This is the first system that works in water at normal pH...

2009-10-21 11:30:00

JOHANNESBURG, October 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) is pleased to announce that is has become the first mining group, registered as a signatory with the International Cyanide Management Institute (ICMI[1]), to obtain accreditation for all its eligible operations with the International Cyanide Management Code (Cyanide Code). This follows full accreditation being achieved at Kloof mine and Driefontein mine, both located in...

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2009-09-03 08:54:56

Temperature determines which molecule rocks out Scientists have long known that molecules dance about as the temperature rises, but now researchers know the exact steps that water takes with a certain molecule. Results with small, electrically charged cyanide ions and water molecules reveal that water zips around ions to a greater extent than expected. The findings improve our understanding of a chemical interaction important in environmental and atmospheric sciences. "One of the cornerstones...

2009-09-03 05:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Firefighter Joe Frolick, Wayne Township Fire Department, will attempt to set the Ohio state record for the most consecutive skydives at the Start Skydiving drop zone in Lebanon, Ohio on September 4, 2009. His mission: To memorialize the hundreds of people who die from smoke inhalation annually, and to create awareness about education that exists to prevent these unnecessary deaths. "As a firefighter, I am very concerned about the number of deaths...

2009-08-25 08:00:00

PARIS, August 25 /PRNewswire/ -- - Dungeon Party, the Quick-Fire, Dungeon Crawling, Free-to-Play Developed by Cyanide, Brings a New Class to the Game: the Bard. Cyanide, the Paris-based video game development studio, today announced the addition of a brand-new class for Dungeon Party, its madcap and fast moving, dungeon crawling free-to-play. The BARD joins the hilarious trio composed of the Wizard, the Thief and the Executioner and, just like his companions, he will break...

2009-08-18 05:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- "If commercial flying had as many civilian fatalities as those relating to smoke and fire, there would be a public revolt," said Rob Schnepp, CPTC president and assistant chief of special operations for the Alameda County Fire Department in California. "The numbers aren't going down, and this tells me that we aren't addressing the problem adequately. A 2006 NFPA study reveals 87-percent of people who died in fires had toxic blood concentrations of...