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Report: NFPA's "Deaths and Injuries Due to Non-Fire Exposure to Gases"
Author: John R. Hall, Jr.
Issued: September 2013

Deaths and Injuries Due to Non-Fire Exposure to Gases. Statistics from the U.S. death certificate database and the CPSC database on injuries reported to hospital emergency rooms on fatal and non-fatal injuries involving exposure to gases.

Abstract

In 2009, 784 people died of unintentional injuries due to non-fire exposure to gases. Anoxia, which is injury involving oxygen deprivation, accounted for 33,600 injuries reported to hospital emergency rooms in 2012, including 16,800 with no fire involvement.

Non-fire deaths due to exposure to gases

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