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Helmet Sensor Alerts Workers to Carbon Monoxide, Virginia Tech Study



8/19/2013 7:18:33 AM

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Students at Virginia Tech have developed a hard hat that protects construction workers from carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon monoxide poisoning is a significant problem for construction workers in residential and industrial settings because the exhaust from gasoline-powered hand tools can quickly build up in enclosed spaces and easily overcome the tool’s users and nearby workers.

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