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Article Date: 08/06/2012
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Generators Remain Primary Cause of Tool-Related CO Deaths
The number of CO deaths in 2011 associated with power-outage generators use could be the second highest since 1999, according to a July 26 report by CPSC. The number of such power-related deaths in 2011 currently stands at 24 but is expected to increase in future reports due to incident reporting delays. That is only two behind the second highest year: 2008 with 26. The 53 deaths in 2005, the top year, is linked to Hurricane Katrina and other Gulf ... Log in to view full article.