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2013-11-19 12:29:41

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As temperatures drop, more people will turn on heaters to stay warm. The nation's emergency physicians warn about the potential risks involved with heating your homes and bodies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100616/DC22034LOGO-d) "Every year, tragically, people are burned, start fires, get an electric shock and even die from carbon monoxide poisoning, because they weren't taking proper precautions," said Dr. Alex Rosenau,...

2013-11-12 16:25:32

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is an editorial by Theresa Conejo, R.N. Member, American Heart Association Board of Directors, Great Rivers Affiliate, serving Delaware, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia: Health advocates from across Pennsylvania declared a major partial victory in 2008 with the passage of the Clean Indoor Air Act (CIAA). At the time of passage, we celebrated a public health milestone - for the first time in...

2013-11-11 23:22:14

Champion Engineering worked with OTC to provide a smoke machine to help an Army Soldier stationed in Afghanistan keep military vehicles running dependably and safely in dusty dessert conditions. Today, as our nation salutes the brave men and women of our armed forces for Veteran's Day, that soldier is home safely and working on his degree in automotive engineering at Minnesota State University. Huntington Beach, CA (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 It started as a simple gesture by OTC and...

2013-11-05 23:32:39

Professional fire and smoke restoration work requires experience and resources to perform properly. Boise, ID (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 When the firefighters leave, it may seem like the danger has passed and the home is safe from further destruction, but without professionals to help clean the smoke damage, the building will never return to normal. While the principles behind fire restoration are fairly simple, professional restoration requires experience and resources to perform...

2013-11-05 16:24:28

DUBLIN, November 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sd6v9t/plastic_additives) has announced the addition of the "Plastic Additives - A Global Market Watch, 2011 - 2016" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sd6v9t/plastic_additives ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Primarily supported by product types; Plasticizers, Stabilizers, Impact Modifiers,...

2013-11-01 23:24:06

More than 3,000 people die in house fires every year and 65% of these deaths result from fires in properties without working smoke alarms. Alarmreminders.com today launches a safety campaign to reduce these tragic, needless deaths. San Diego, California (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Alarmreminders.com is the most effective smoke alarm safety campaign ever developed. It is a very simple, free, life-saving strategy - a smoke alarm reminder service. There is a death in a house fire every 3...

Wildfire Smoke Poses Health Risks
2013-10-28 05:11:32

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The increasing number of wildfires occurring throughout the US in recent summers has been sending carbon monoxide and other toxins into the atmosphere, causing respiratory issues among people living far from the affected areas, scientists with an environmental group warned late last week. According to Wendy Koch of USA Today, more than 200 million Americans (or two-thirds of the country’s population) lived in regions that had...

2013-10-24 16:22:10

Among the states ranked, those worst-hit in 2011 are: TX, IL, FL, MO, GA, LA, MI, AL, OK, and IA; major impacts also seen in AR, MS, KS, TN, CO, NM, NE, IN, SC, and MN; climate change will fan future wildfire activity WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wildfires will get worse with climate change, not only endangering those near the blazes, but also threatening the health of millions of Americans from wildfire smoke that can drift hundreds of miles, according to a new...

Nest Protect WiFi Smoke Detector
2013-10-08 12:13:12

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In their ongoing effort to take over the “unloved products” in the home, Tony Fadell’s Nest has just announced their new carbon monoxide and smoke detector, Nest Protect. Rumors began to circulate about this impending product last month following a report from All Things D. For $129, The Nest Protect will connect with Nest’s other product, the WiFi-compatible thermostat. When connected together on the same WiFi network and...

2013-09-30 23:04:07

BLE and U.S. Smoke & Fire has received an ICC-ES Report for AC77 “Smoke Containment Systems.” Reston, VA (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 The International Code Council (ICC) has awarded BLE an Evaluation Service Report (ES-R) for Acceptance Criteria 77 “Smoke Containment Systems.” The new Evaluation Service Report ESR- 3322 verifies that the SD60GS smoke curtain systems U.S. Smoke & Fire offers are compliant with the International Building Code (IBC). The U.S. Smoke &...


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2009-07-06 16:44:13

Haze is a type of atmospheric phenomenon where dust, smoke and dry particles in the air obscure the sky's clarity. Haze is created through various activities including farming, traffic pollution,and even wildfires. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) categorizes the obscuration of the Earth's atmosphere by a list of different types of atmospheric phenomena. One of these is haze. The other classifications are: fog, ice fog, steam fog, mist, smoke, volcanic ash, dust, sand, and snow....

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