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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

While an ever-present and familiar toxin, carbon monoxide (CO) remains the number one poison in our environment. This silent killer is responsible for over 2,000 deaths a year in the United States alone. The public and healthcare communities need quality information about the many risks presented by carbon monoxide exposure. Edited by a leading expert in the field, Carbon Monoxide Poisoning delineates the successful means to prevent, identify, and manage the effects of CO poisoning. This...

Home Comforts

Home Comforts

Ranging from suggestions for the care of musical instruments to maintaining home safety, a celebration of and guide to the finer points of home-keeping offers a contemporary, creative, and positive take on a traditional subject

Detectors

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 29. Chapters: Smoke detector, Cat's-whisker detector, Carbon monoxide detector, Resonant Cavity Enhanced Photo Detector, Infrared open path detector, Coherer, Phase detector, Magnetic detector, Gas detector, Envelope detector, Flame detector, Electrolytic detector, Hot wire barretter, Photodetector, Chromatography detector, Infrared detector, Pilatus,...

New York Real Estate for Brokers

New York Real Estate for Brokers

Accurate and well-researched, New York Real Estate for Brokers, 4e, matches the content and chronology of the New York State required syllabus for preparing for the New York Real Estate Broker's License. Focused exclusively on broker required information,

Fire Protection

Fire Protection

The modern definition of firefighter no longer means “putting the wet stuff on the red stuff.” Emergency responders answer incidents ranging from fire alarm activations to elevator rescues and medical emergencies more often than full-blown fires. Consequently, responders increasingly interface with a wide array of building systems. Underscoring the changing role of firefighters, Fire Protection: Systems and Response presents the basic knowledge of the inner workings of fire safety/fire...

News feed

'We're lucky to be alive'

As the gas-fired boiler heated the building, the carbon monoxide it produced slowly replaced the air in the room without anyone noticing. It wasn't until a detector in a second floor apartment went off after business hours one weeknight that anyone was the ...

City of Regina issuing reminder about having a working carbon monoxide detector

The city of Regina is reminding residents to make sure they have a working carbon monoxide detector in their home. Angela Prawzick with fire and protective services says carbon monoxide is a by-product of furnaces and can be deadly: So far this year ...

iSmart Alarm, Inc. Is Revolutionizing the Smart Home with the Launch of Spot – The Coolest Smart Home Camera Ever

Spot introduces amazing new features never seen before in smart home cameras - Sound Recognition (with the ability to identify and notify users when carbon monoxide and smoke alarm sirens are detected), Time Lapse custom videos, and a simple setup (with ...

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