Re: CO exposure in my office causing cognitive damage
Posted by mary on 10/12/04
Hair doesn't work with this one. CO binds with components of the
blood, in place of oxygen. Slowly released when exposure to co
removed. This can be used to estimate exposure levels.
On 10/11/04, v wrote:
> Thank you Mary for the help on bailing me out of that one. I
wasn't sure about it. Same deal with hair, as with blood?
> On 10/11/04, mary wrote:
>> Carol:Here is a direct link to the NIOSH criteria document.
Old(1972) but LOTS of relevant
10/07/04, Carol E Skog wrote: > Co was measured at 192PPM with a
cracked heat exchanger > with rusted sieve holes, incomplete
combusiton, sooty, mis > firing, and a bees nest in the air flue.
I have cognitive > damage as I sat 6' from teh HVAC. The HVAC said
in his > deposition that he measured CO in the 190's but that he >
lost his instrument and didn't know if the reading was > correct
as he wasn't sure that he calibrated it. He did npt > phone the
Fire Dept and I have now learned that 35ppm is > action level for
them to be called. I di not go to the HSPT > but went home and
slept. I phoned my DR 2 days later and he > said it was too late
for a blood test. CAn anyone help?
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