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Carbon monoxide detectors now required under law

If you have been delaying installation of carbon monoxide detectors in your home, as of Wednesday you are in violation of Ontario’s Fire Code and will be subject to fines similar to those issued for not having a smoke alarm. 328 more words


Smoke and CO Detectors Save Lives

October is Fire Prevention Month and the history of National Fire Prevention Week started on October 9th 1871 with the Great Chicago Fire.  In two days the Great Chicago Fire destroyed half of the existing city, leaving 300 dead and 100,000 homeless. 348 more words

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How do we sense neurotransmitters in the CNS?

When neurons in the brain are active, chemical neurotransmitters are being release into the synaptic cleft. These carry information and passes it onto the post-synapses. This then induces a variety of actions that tells the brain what to do next, the so-called, signal transduction pathways. 246 more words


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The importance of working smoke alarms

  • Fire deaths have been cut in half since smoke alarms were introduced in the late 1970s.
  • An estimated 95 percent of U.S.
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10 weirdest things I heard/saw while going through metal detectors

In case you don’t already know, I go to a high school in the Bronx. Like most high schools here, we have metal detectors that we go through every day. 332 more words


1.3 Million Smoke Alarms and Carbon Monoxide Detectors Recalled - DailyFinance

More than 1 million alarms intended to alert people to smoke and carbon monoxide in their homes are being recalled because of a defect that could cause them to fail,  107 more words