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[North Carolina] VIDEO: Tobacco farm workers trained in safety

the workshops were organized by GAP Connections, a tobacco industry education and training group...eight training stations offering lessons in CPR, first-aid, pesticide safety, equipment safety and how to avoid green tobacco sickness,
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Jun 16, 2017 00:13
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Effect of implementation of a smoke-free policy on physical violence in a psychiatric inpatient setting: an interrupted time series analysis

Introduction of a comprehensive smoke-free policy appeared to reduce the incidence of physical assaults. Adequately resourced smoke-free policies could be part of broader violence reduction strategies in psychiatric settings.
Science Direct
added Jun 15, 2017 23:56
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[Canada] Balcony fire at downtown condo building sparked by discarded cigarette

A balcony fire in downtown Toronto is the latest in a string of incidents involving carelessly discarded cigarettes. The blaze comes one week after Toronto Fire Services held a press conference to warn the public about a growing number of balcony fires c
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:03
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[UK] Effect of implementation of a smoke-free policy on physical violence in a psychiatric inpatient setting: an interrupted time series analysis

Introduction of a comprehensive smoke-free policy appeared to reduce the incidence of physical assaults. Adequately resourced smoke-free policies could be part of broader violence reduction strategies in psychiatric settings.
The Lancet (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:03
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Drop in violence associated with smoke-free policy at psychiatric hospital

reveals a 39 per cent drop in physical assaults -- both between patients and towards staff -- following the introduction of a smoke-free policy at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM). Published today in The Lancet Psychiatry, the st
EurekAlert
added Jun 15, 2017 00:05
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[UK] 5 Fires That Shaped Modern London

A fire that started on a wooden escalator in the King’s Cross London Underground station killed 31 people and injured many. Many commuters at the time had ignored a smoking ban in place in the subway system since 1984, and an inquest found that the fire w
New York Times
added Jun 14, 2017 17:39
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[Massachusetts] Smoking blamed in Lawrence blaze that left 64 homeless

A six-alarm fire in Lawrence that destroyed one home and damaged four more Sunday was caused by a careless disposal of smoking material, the state fire marshal said. The massive blaze displaced 64 people in and around 131-133 Bennington St.
Boston (MA) Herald
added Jun 13, 2017 08:21
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[UK] Warning after cigarette causes fire in Blackburn home

An elderly man had emptied an ashtray into a bag of waste paper before falling asleep not knowing that a cigarette in the tray was still lit, firefighters said. Two crews were sent to the incident in Bridgewater Court in Bath Street, Blackburn at around
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 12, 2017 14:18
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[UK] E-cigarette fire sparks more safety concerns

The device caused melting to the carpet and burns and ash up the wall surrounding the mains socket which it had been plugged into. Leanne from Bryn said: “It was on charge on the landing. I heard a big bang, and my other half jumped out of bed. “It was
Wigan Observer (uk)
added Jun 9, 2017 12:08
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[Canada] Carelessly discarded cigarettes causing 'alarming' number of balcony fires

Careless disposal of cigarette butts by smokers in Toronto high rise buildings is causing an "alarming" number of balcony fires this year, says a top fire official. Toronto Deputy Fire Chief Jim Jessop said crews have responded to 27 fires in Toronto so
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 8, 2017 20:21
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