Fire Prevention Weekly Update – July 9, 2013

Campaigns / Other Fire Prevention Efforts Campus fire safety Inspections/Code enforcement Smoke Alarms Sprinklers Wildland Fire Safety Fire safety tips and reminders Other Safety News International News Campaigns/ Other Fire Safety Activities Lancaster City Fire Department has free smoke detector program Campus fire safety Fatal Fire Leads to Safe Student Housing List (Ohio) State College apartment … Continue reading Fire Prevention Weekly Update – July 9, 2013

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Fatal Exposure to Methylene Chloride Among Bathtub Refinishers — United States, 2000–2011

February 24, 2012 / 61(07);119-122 In 2010, the Michigan Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation program conducted an investigation into the death of a bathtub refinisher who used a methylene chloride–based paint stripping product marketed for use in aircraft maintenance. The program identified two earlier, similar deaths in Michigan. Program staff members notified CDC's National Institute … Continue reading Fatal Exposure to Methylene Chloride Among Bathtub Refinishers — United States, 2000–2011

13 Methylene Chloride Related Deaths Linked To Bathtub Refinishing

The Michigan Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation program, which is 1 of 9 state Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation programs funded by NIOSH, began an investigation in 2010 to determine the cause of death of a bathtub refinisher, linked to methylene chloride-based paint stripper. The man who died used this stripping product, which was originally … Continue reading 13 Methylene Chloride Related Deaths Linked To Bathtub Refinishing