Tuesday, June 7, 2011

June 7, 2011

“How do you know antiquity was foolish? How do you know the present is wise? Who made it foolish? Who made it wise?”
Francois Rabelais (1493-1553)

5 Hospitalized With Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
The propane caused a build-up of carbon monoxide. "It drove up the CO level pretty high," Harrington said. The five patients were taken to hospitals where they could be treated in hyperbaric chambers. Harrington said all the treated patients seemed ...

Don't let a natural disaster become a financial disaster
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Take care of basic things first like installing smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors and knowing how to shut off utilities. Familiarize yourself with extreme weather conditions in your area and how to prepare for them.

The Cincinnati Fire Department's Safe Summer Nights Program
For the last twelve years, CFD has provided a Safe Summer Nights Program to educate, distribute and install smoke and carbon monoxide alarms within all Cincinnati neighborhoods. The Safe Summer Nights Program has been sustained through the generous ...

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Why it's important to have a carbon monoxide detector fitted to your home?
Powys County Times 
Carbon monoxide is colourless, odourless and toxic, and that's why we'd always recommend that you fit carbon monoxide detectors in your home to protect yourself and your family. While most people have smoke alarms fitted to their homes, ...