- CPSC Warns of Carbon Monoxide Dangers from Generators. // Professional Safety;Aug2007, Vol. 52 Issue 8, p6
The article reports that the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) warns the public on the carbon monoxide (CO) danger brought about by the use of portable gas generators. Using gas generators as energy sources in times of emergencies like hurricanes and summer storms reportedly posed...
- Carbonn Monoxide--Odorless, Colorless, Deadly. // Professional Safety;Mar2003, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p14
Reports that the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have joined forces to warn the public against using gasoline-powered generators or charcoal grills indoors because of the risk of Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. FEMA and CPSC's...
- Safety First. Wilson, Paul // Reeves Journal: Plumbing, Heating, Cooling;Sep2003, Vol. 83 Issue 9, p50
Presents information on flexible gas connectors for gas ranges and ovens. Historical background on its development; Safety guidelines on its installation.
- A.G.A. criticizes CPSC warning on uncoated brass connectors. // American Gas;Nov97, Vol. 79 Issue 10, p9
Focuses on the American Gas Association's criticisms on the US Consumer Product Safety Commission's warning on uncoated brass connectors. Increase in the risk of injury with the use of brass connectors.
- CONSUMER REPORTS articles prompt two recalls. // Consumer Reports;Jul2008, Vol. 73 Issue 7, p11
The article reports that the LawnBott robotic lawn mower and the Broil King Signet 90 986784 LP gas grill were recalled by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). It is inferred that the publication's evaluations prompted the recalls. The article talks about how other gas grills were also...
- Gas connectors: An explosive problem. Oster, Harry J. // Fire Engineering;Feb98, Vol. 151 Issue 2, p101
Provides information on how to deal with explosive problems related to flexible brass appliance connectors in the United States. Historical background on the use of flexible metal gas appliance in the country; Details on the evolution of the connector; Common flaws of coated connectors. INSET:...
- Liability Limitations in Utility Tariffs. Gold, Lessing E. // SDM: Security Distributing & Marketing;Jun2004 Part 1 of 2, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p34
Reports that the Illinois Supreme Court has held that the tariff regulating a utility did not necessarily limit the liability of the utility where it is located. Failure of a flexible brass gas connector that connected the kitchen range to the gas supply; Duty to warn customers of a dangerous...
- new sleep safety guidelines. Hays, Kim // Baby Talk;Apr2011, Vol. 76 Issue 3, p14
The article reports on the warning of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to parents and caregivers regarding not to put babies in sleep positioning products because of the concerns about suffocation.
- Making the connection. Hodl, James J. // Chef Magazine;Feb2010, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p25
The article offers information on adaptable appliance connectors in the U.S. that improve kitchen safety by preventing accidents from tangled lines and hoses, and enable employees to clean behind equipment. These connectors are swivel gas connectors, rotatable end fittings, and flexible line...
- Bathtub seats. // FDA Consumer;Jan/Feb98, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p34
Reveals the increased in the number of infant drownings caused by unattended bathtub seats according to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). Warnings from CPSC.