Posts Tagged ‘Smoke’

Smoke From Fireworks is Harmful to Health

December 15th, 2010 Comments off

The metallic particles in the smoke emitted by fireworks can pose a health risk to people who suffer from asthma, new research shows. The Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research conducting this study published the report of this research in the Journal of Hazardous Materials. “The toxicological research has shown that many of the metallic particles in the smoke from fireworks are bio-reactive and … Read more…

Warehouse Fire Tests – Smoke Detectors

October 29th, 2010 Comments off

Xtralis, a maker of Aspirating Smoke Detection (ASD) solutions, conducted a series of fire tests in a warehouse setting to demonstrate the capabilities of three smoke detection technologies, an air-sampling solution, a spot-type detector and a beam detector. Read more…

Art of Reading Smoke – Fire Training

June 7th, 2007 Comments off

Dave Dodson shows how to “read” the smoke that fire fighters encounter on the fire scene. From Fire Engineering.