North Carolina Nursing Home Poisoning Left Eight Hospitalized

The North Carolina nursing home poisoning Tuesday evening sent eight people to the hospital and caused about 45 people to be treated on the scene and then released, according to McDowell News. The carbon monoxide poisoning took place at an assisted living home in McDowell County, North Carolina. The emergency personnel declared the scene a mass […]

Tulsa Carbon Monoxide Poisonings Make the News This Week

Two Tulsa carbon monoxide poisonings made the news in the past week. Tulsa, OK has seen at least a couple carbon monoxide poisonings recently in the past couple of months, according to local news sources. One of these was deadly. The deadly carbon monoxide poisoning in Tulsa, OK occurred last month, but the parents of […]

Surviving Victims Released From Hospital After the Niles Hotel CO Poisoning

As of Monday, eight children and one adult have been released from the hospital after the Niles hotel CO poisoning, according to this Michigan news source. The tragedy left a 13-year-old boy, Bryan Douglas Watts, dead. The other children affected were ages 12 to 14. When a hotel employee noticed the children by the pool, […]

Niles Carbon Monoxide Can Look Like Something Else

One of the issues with carbon monoxide is that it can look like other illnesses. In the Niles carbon monoxide poisoning, one person reported that they thought a child had drowned, according to the Huffington Post article. The Quality Inn in Niles, MI was the site of the carbon monoxide death in a child. The […]

Goal Has to Be Zero Carbon Monoxide Disability

Zero Carbon Monoxide Morbidity has to be Demanded No one seems to quite get that the zero carbon monoxide has to be the goal. I spent the day in a meeting in the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commissions hearing room, listening to a strategy aimed at stopping carbon monoxide emissions when they hit 400 ppm. […]

Rochester Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Struck Church

The Rochester carbon monoxide poisoning last Sunday caused eleven people to need medical attention, according to the Democrat & Chronicle. The levels were about 250 ppm in the Rochester, NY church. This is enough to cause people to be sick, and higher levels could have been fatal. One carbon monoxide poisoning this week in Bridgewater, […]

Understanding Carboxyhemoglobin in Niles Hotel Poisoning

Carboxyhemoglobin in Niles Hotel Poisoning? What do references to Carboxyhemoglobin in Niles Hotel mean? Carboxyhemoglobin is the term to refer to the amount of carbon monoxide in the blood, the hemoglobin. Generally, the amount of carboxyhemoglobin is directly related to the amount of carbon monoxide in the ambient air (indoor air) and the length of time a […]

Bridgewater MA CO Poisoning Sends Two Humans, One Dog to Hospital

Levels in the Bridgewater MA CO poisoning were extremely high, with readings of more than 800 ppm, according to this Massachusetts news source. The story behind the Bridgewater MA CO poisoning was not necessarily typical. An emergency call came in from a resident of a home Tuesday morning. The man who called reporting feeling very […]

No Injuries Reported in Stratford Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

A school in Connecticut dismissed its students early after a Stratford carbon monoxide poisoning scare. The school was initially dismissed early because they thought it was a natural gas leak. The real problem turned out to be a carbon monoxide problem due to a boiler leak. Carbon monoxide comes from fuel-burning appliances, such as furnaces, […]