Wednesday, August 17, 2011

August 17, 2011

“He who knows no hardships will know no hardihood. He who faces no calamity will need no courage. Mysterious though it is, the characteristics in human nature which we love best grow in a soil with a strong mixture of troubles.” Harry Emerson Fosdick (1878-1969)

Ice Rink CO Problems and Solutions
Carbon monoxide detected at Palm Beach Skate Zone
Firefighters say carbon monoxide was found at the Palm Beach Skate Zone in suburban Lake Worth. For at least an hour, the Skate Zone was evacuated after fire crews detected the gas at about 10:30 pm It's still not clear what set it off, ...

City enacts plan for high carbon monoxide levels
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation officials have approved a carbon monoxide action plan for the Sioux Falls Ice and Recreation Center, which they say will help ensure no dangerous levels of carbon monoxide inside the facility. On May 16, elevated carbon ...

And…Hockey mom reacts to new ice rink safety features
KSFY By Courtney Collen 
Betsy Otta's son Jacob was one of four players poisoned when carbon monoxide was exposed from a zamboni during hockey practice in May. When she heard of the city's action plan to ensure safety in the ice rink. ...

Carbon Monoxide Sickens 4 At Macy's
Four people were hospitalized with carbon monoxide poisoning after high levels of the potentially deadly substance was detected inside a Macy's department store on Staten Island. Two workers and two NYPD officers were rushed to Richmond Hospital ...

Mother and baby from Battersea taken to hospital in gas poisoning scare
Your Local Guardian By Martin George 
Firefighters rescued a woman and her baby after they suffered suspected carbon monoxide poisoning from fumes entering their window. The woman in her 20s phoned 999 after becoming light headed, nauseous and getting a headache in her ...