carbon monoxide poisoning

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a toxic condition that results from inhaling and absorbing carbon monoxide gas

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Darroch explains that Gas Safety Week aims to highlight the fact that carbon monoxide poisoning, as well as fires or explosions, can occur when a gas appliance is unsafe, usually because it hasn't been serviced regularly or fitted and maintained properly.
Liverpool's Healthy Homes team has identified this issue as a priority after identifying and responding to 77 cases of potential carbon monoxide poisoning in the city in recent years.
Yip says any appliance that burns fossil fuels, such as coal and oil, could be a culprit in carbon monoxide poisoning.
Unfortunately there have been several cases of people dying from carbon monoxide poisoning by taking disposable barbecues into their caravans.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: "All three patients were displaying classic symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning and were complaining of nausea, vomiting and severe headaches.
Carbon monoxide poisoning symptoms are worse when in the property, and improve when in fresh air.
Every year in Turkey, thousands are treated for the effects of carbon monoxide poisoning due to accidents in the home or workplace.
Mr Cunningham, Labour MP for Stockton North, said: "Having previously worked in the gas industry, I know very well the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning, and I am delighted to be supporting this important campaign.
The project will carry out a series of home fire safety checks and aims to raise awareness of carbon monoxide poisoning.
But carbon monoxide poisoning was blamed when a French tourist staying in the same room was taken to hospital critically ill three days later.
Imposing the pounds 40,000 fine plus pounds 25,000 costs, Mr Justice Eder, at Newcastle Crown Court, said: "In my judgment this shortfall was serious and significant, particularly having regard to the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning which was, of course, potentially fatal.
A WEEK of fervent campaigning to raise awareness of carbon monoxide poisoning concluded yesterday with an event at Liverpool Town Hall.
MasterCraft and other top ski boat makers were sued in a proposed class action for failing to warn people about the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning, court papers showed Friday.
Carbon monoxide poisoning sends roughly 40,000 people to hospitals every year in the United States.