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2012-07-28 23:03:15

A' Award and Competitions are happy to share that the design Bob Grillson by Grillson Gmbh has been honored with the renowned Silver A' Design Award at Home Appliances Design Competition Como, Italy (PRWEB) July 28, 2012 A' Award and Competitions are proud to see that the design Bob Grillson by Grillson GmbH has been announced as a winner of the renowned Silver A' Design Award at Home Appliances Design Competition picked as the winner by the respected jury members of the A' Design Awards...

2012-07-28 23:02:30

The Southern Medical Association presents the 25th Annual Southern Region Burn Conference from November 16th to November 18th 2012 at Norfolk, Virginia. According to a January 2011 report by FairWarning, more than 2,000 children ages five and under suffered burn injuries from fireplace glass from 1999 to 2009 based on a federal estimate. On Jan. 23rd 2012, Fair Warning reported that, because of the increasing number of severely burned toddlers, gas fireplace makers offered a proposal to...

2012-07-21 23:01:35

KXAN talks with the Director of the Grid Earth Project about the dangers of kerosene when used as a source of household lighting. (PRWEB) July 21, 2012 Grid Earth Project lights up lives. Nonprofit brings power of light to remote areas Updated: Monday, 16 Jul 2012, 1:43 PM CDT Published : Monday, 16 Jul 2012, 8:23 AM CDT To view the interview: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOGjFK11Jgw&feature=share AUSTIN (KXAN) - An Austin couple is changing lives, one light at a time. John and Audrey...

2012-06-28 23:01:17

On June 20th, 2012, the Phys.org published that in her upcoming article the human factors/ergonomics researcher Carol Pollack-Nelson explains how she called on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to require manufacturers to make glass-fronted gas fireplaces safer. In January 2011, FairWarning reported that more than 2,000 children ages five and under suffered burn injuries from fireplace glass from 1999 to 2009, according to a federal estimate. According to court documents, on...

2012-06-21 02:29:29

With the increase in popularity of glass-fronted or “direct vent” gas fireplaces has come an alarming increase in the number of small children who have been seriously burned by touching the hot glass. Until very recently, U.S. law allowed the glass to reach the scorching temperature of 500 degrees Fahrenheit (260° C). Human factors/ergonomics researcher Carol Pollack-Nelson, in her upcoming Ergonomics in Design article, “The Burn Hazard Presented by Gas Fireplace...

Trying To Promote Safer Stoves In Countries Where Cooking Can Kill
2012-06-12 13:18:56

Preparing a meal in some of the world´s poorest rural areas can turn an ordinary activity into a deadly chore. Animal dung and crop scraps often fuel the indoor fires used for cooking. And before any food fills a hungry belly, thick black smoke fills a family´s lungs. Pneumonia and other acute respiratory infections kill about 1 million people a year in low-income countries, making them the top cause of death in the developing world and the greatest threat to children´s...

2012-04-26 23:01:34

PLC Holding of France has acquired Wisconsin Oven Corporation, a leading American manufacturer of industrial ovens for the aerospace, automotive, composite and finishing industries. Details regarding the acquisition have not been disclosed. PLC Holding is now comprised of Elmetherm, Elino, Wistra, Wisconsin Oven Corporation, and Mecarom Dotcom LTD. PLC Holding has a worldwide presence with offices located in the United States, Germany, France, Romania, India, and China. East Troy, WI (PRWEB)...


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2010-09-24 16:20:41

A gas stove is a cooking device which uses natural gas, propane, butane, Liquefied petroleum gas or other flammable gas as a fuel source. Since the gas pipe network was slow to develop, the success of the gas stove on a commercial level took some time to happen. Gas stoves were invented as early as the 1820's as isolated experiments but it was not until the 1880's that manufactured stoves were sold commercially. The first stoves were large and bulky, but over time they were reduced to fit...

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