Gas leak poisons locals
- Chlorine Gas Exposure at a Metal Recycling Facility -- California, 2010. Kelsey, Kate; Roisman, Rachel; Kreutzer, Richard; Materna, Barbara; Duncan, Mary Anne; Orr, Maureen; Anderson, Ayana; Ruckart, Perri; Henry, Jeffery; Iossifova, Yulia; Riyaz, Rizwan; Choudhary, Ekta // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;7/22/2011, Vol. 60 Issue 28, p951
The article analyzes the health impact of the chlorine gas exposure caused by a chlorine gas leak at a metal recovering plant on June 8, 2010. The accident affected 29 recycling workers, customers, and other workers at nearby businesses, with 23 experienced lower respiratory tract conditions and...
- Danger: Poison. Travisano, Jim // Current Health 2;Sep98, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p13
Focuses on accidential poisoning in the home. Information on the harmfulness of medications; Listings of several household products which could result in food poisoning; Identification of several poisonous plants. INSET: In case of poisoning....
- Accidental poisoning: Be prepared! // Executive Health's Good Health Report;Oct96, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p7
Presents a quiz on the prevention of accidental poisoning in households.
- Accident Page. // China Chemical Reporter;7/26/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 21, p14
The article offers news briefs about various accidents occurred during July 2006 at chemical factories in China. A liquid chlorine leakage happened on July 9, at Xinerte Chemical Co. Ltd. in Xixia, Yinchuan, Ningxia, poisoning 164 people. A fire broke out on July 18 at Zhejiang HongDa Chemical...
- Chlorination questions. DiChristina, M.; Skerrett, P.J. // Popular Science;Apr92, Vol. 240 Issue 4, p48
Reports that a Texas research team has found that chlorine, the chemical used to purify drinking water, also produces potentially toxic byproducts that accumulate in the body. Specifics on findings by Ahmed E. Ahmed, a professor of pathology at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.
- Hazards of chlorine. // Total Health;Aug93, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p8
Elaborates on the hazards of chlorine during swimming. Report in Pool & Spa News and the Journal of Public Health; Irritating effects of pool chlorine; `Guidelines to Chlorine-Free Swimming' brochure by Fountainhead Technologies.
- The Negative Health Effects of Chlorine. Hattersley, Joseph G. // Townsend Letter for Doctors & Patients;May2003, Issue 238, p60
Focuses on the negative health effects of chlorine. Capability of chlorine to damage the arteries; Composition of chlorine; Relation of the consumption of chlorinated water with the development of malignant melanoma; Assessment of the long-term risks of consuming chlorinated water.
- Chlorinated pools: A danger? // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Jan95, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p24
Presents a study by the Institute of Environmental Studies in Amsterdam on the effects of long-term exposure to chlorinated products in swimming pools. Results reported in Toxicology Letters; Information from a study from the University of British Columbia.
- Abstracts. Smith, Jeanette M.; Cole, Thomas B. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;10/25/95, Vol. 274 Issue 16, p1254l
Presents an abstract of the research `Explosion Risk From Swimming Pool Chlorinators and Review of Chlorine Toxicity,' by Terry T. Martinez and Christopher Long.