Static Electricity, Cell Phones and Gas Fumes March 21, 2012Posted by healthyself in Cell phone safety, Cell Phones, Electricity, Fire, Static, Women.
Tags: cell phones, Fire, Static Electricity, Women
Here are some reasons why we don’t allow cell phones in operating areas, propylene oxide handling and storage area, propane, gas and diesel refueling areas.
The Shell Oil Company recently issued a warning after three incidents in which mobile phones (cell phones) ignited fumes during fueling operations
In the first case, the phone was placed on the car’s trunk lid during fueling; it rang and the ensuing fire destroyed the car and the gasoline pump.
In the second, an individual suffered severe burns to their face when fumes ignited as they answered a call while refueling their car!
And in the third, an individual suffered burns to the thigh and groin as fumes ignited when the phone, which was in their pocket, rang while they were fueling their car.
You should know that: Mobile Phones can ignite fuel or fumes
Mobile phones that light up when switched on or when they ring release enough energy to provide a spark for ignition
Mobile phones should not be used in filling stations, or when fueling lawn mowers, boat, etc.
Mobile phones should not be used, or should be turned off, around other materials that generate flammable or explosive fumes or dust, (I.e., solvents, chemicals, gases, grain dust, etc…)
TO sum it up, here are the Four Rules for Safe Refueling:
1) Turn off engine
2) Don’t smoke
3) Don’t use your cell phone – leave it inside the vehicle or turn it off
4) Don’t re-enter your vehicle during fueling.
Bob Renkes of Petroleum Equipment Institute is working on a campaign to try and make people aware of fires as a result of ‘static electricity’ at gas pumps. His company has researched 150 cases of these fires.
His results were very surprising:
1) Out of 150 cases, almost all of them were women.
2) Almost all cases involved the person getting back in their vehicle while the nozzle was still pumping gas. When finished, they went back to pull the nozzle out and the fire started, as a result of static.
3) Most had on rubber-soled shoes.
4) Most men never get back in their vehicle until completely finished. This is why they are seldom involved in these types of fires.
5) Don’t ever use cell phones when pumping gas
6) It is the vapors that come out of the gas that cause the fire, when connected with static charges.
7) There were 29 fires where the vehicle was re-entered and the nozzle was touched during refueling from a variety of makes and models. Some resulted in extensive damage to the vehicle, to the station, and to the customer.
8) Seventeen fires occurred before, during or immediately after the gas cap was removed and before fueling began.
Mr. Renkes stresses to NEVER get back into your vehicle while filling it with gas.
If you absolutely HAVE to get in your vehicle while the gas is pumping, make sure you get out, close the door TOUCHING THE METAL, before you ever pull the nozzle out. This way the static from your body will be discharged before you ever remove the nozzle.
As I mentioned earlier, The Petroleum Equipment Institute, along with several other companies now, are really trying to make the public aware of this danger.
I ask you to please send this information to ALL your family and friends, especially those who have kids in the car with them while pumping gas. If this were to happen to them, they may not be able to get the children out in time.
Cell Towers Moved Out of Schools! May 30, 2008Posted by healthyself in "Cellular" Relay Antennas, Adolescents, Bioeffects, Biological Effects, Blogroll, Broadcast Antennas, Cancer Protection, Cell Masts, Cell phone industry, Cell phone safety, Cell phone towers, Cell Phone Transmissions, Cellular Phone Frequencies, Children's health, Cordless Phones, Danger, Dangerous, Decision Making, Denial of Risk, Electromagnetic pollution, Electromagnetic Radiation, Electromagnetic Signals, Electromagnetic waves, Electrosensitivity, Electrosmog, ELF, EMF Exposure, EMF Research, EMF's, EMF-induced effects, Environment, Generations, Government's role, Guidelines, Health related, Health Risk, Health Risks, Health warnings, Heightened Risk, Human Populations, Kids, Lifestyle, Lifetime, Long Term Health Effects, Long Term Health Risks, masts, Men's Health, microwaves, Mobile Music, Mobile Phone Transmissions, mobile telephones, Monitoring, Monitoring Authorities, Parenting, Phone mast, Public areas, Public Policy, Pulsed Radiation, radiation, Recommendations, Research Needed, Risk, Risk Factor, Risk of Disease, School administrators, School Boards, School yards, Schools, Sufficient Evidence, Teachers, Teenagers, Transmitter Towers, Tweenies, Unsafe, Who is Affected?, Wireless, Wireless Phones, Wireless Revolution, Wireless Technologies, Women's Health, Workplace.
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27 May 2008, 0545 hrs IST,Somdatta Basu,TNN
“KOLKATA: Cellphone towers could soon have to steer clear of schools and hospitals in Kolkata as the state environment department perceives them as a potential health and safety hazard.”
“A list of guidelines issued by the department has decreed that installation of base station antennas on the premises of schools and hospitals “may be avoided because children and patients are more susceptible to electromagnetic fields.”The order”…..”mentions that antennas be avoided in narrow lanes to reduce the risks caused by an earthquake or wind-related disaster.”…..”the antennas should be at least 3 metre from the nearest building and should not directly face it, and that the lower end of the towers should be at least 3 metres above the ground or roof. Barbed-wire fences should keep antenna sites barred to the public, it has said. And access to towers, the government has suggested, be kept to the minimum, even for maintenance personnel.”
“Cellphone firms have asked to put up warning signs and ensure that these are “clearly visible and identifiable”. A warning sign has been prescribed at the entrance of such zone. Such signs should carry cautionary notes discouraging people — even maintenance personnel — from staying too long in the zone. The environment department has suggested that the sign boards may contain the following text: Danger! RF radiation, Do not enter!”
“Operators and maintenance personnel…should be protected from electromagnetic radiation, the state says. It has advised cellphone firms to educate personnel on the possible hazards from these devices.”
“Cellphone service providers were guarded in their response”….”researchers felt it was still too early to reach a conclusion ….You need to study an entire generation to come to a definite conclusion. But precautions are always welcome”…”There were complaints from several districts. Many schools said mobile towers were being erected on their roofs and in nearby areas….”
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Did you know…………… January 11, 2008Posted by healthyself in Absorption, Accelerated Aging, Addiction, Adolescents, Aging, airports, Alzheimer's, Anger, angst, Antioxidants, Anxiety, arteriosclerosis, Attention Deficit, Autism / Asperger's, Biofield, Biological Activity, Biological Dentistry, Birth Defects, Birth Rate, Blogroll, Blood Brain Barrier, Bluetooth, Brain Cancer, Brain Damage, Brain Tumors, Brainwave Interference, Breast Cancer, Bronchial Spasms, Buzzing, Canaries, Cancer, Cancer Protection, Captive Animals, Cell changes, Cell death, Cell Masts, cell membrane, Cell phone industry, Cell Phone Pulses, Cell phone safety, Cell phone towers, Cell Phone Transmissions, Cell Phones, Cellular Damage, Cellular Destruction, cellular functions, Cellular Phone Frequencies, Central Nervous System, Childhood Cancer, Children's health, Chromosomal damage, Chronic Exhaustion, Chronic Fatigue, Chronic Illness, Circulation, Computer Rooms, Consciousness, Control Group, Conversations, Cordless 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The largest study ever done on wireless safety, which involved over 220 scientists around the world, demonstrated clinical evidence of double strand DNA breakage caused by…..proved double strand DNA breakage along with altered gene mutation as well. … Swedish neurologist … who has been doing research studies for over 15 years, has verbalized about , “This is the largest human biological experiment in the history of civilization”.
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- Journal of American Medical Association, “talking 500 minutes per month increases the probability of brain cancer by 140%”
- Reproductive Research Center at Cleveland Clinic, “men who carry their mobiles near the groin on a belt or in a pocket could potentially have their sperm count reduced by as much as 30 %”, also citing that less than 20 % of the sperm looked normal under the microscope.
- Stewart Inquiry U.K. “Young people under the age of 16 are strongly advised to use
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Mobile Use Increases Tumor Risk December 26, 2007Posted by healthyself in Bioeffects, Biological Activity, Biological Effects, Biologically Signficant, Blogroll, Cell changes, Cell Phone Pulses, Cell phone safety, Cell Phone Transmissions, Cell Phones, Cellular Morphology, Cytotoxic Effects, Data, earphones, Electromagnetic Communications, Electromagnetic Radiation, Electrosmog, ELF, EMF Exposure, EMF Research, EMF's, EMF-induced effects, Environment, Epidemiologists, Epidemiology, Exposure, Frequencies, Health Risks, Human Populations, Hz, Immune system, Investigators, Lifestyle, Lifetime, Long Term Health Effects, Long Term Health Risks, Malignant, Men's Health, Parotid Gland, radiation, Research, Research Needed, Risk Factor, Risk of Cancer, Risk of Disease, Tumors, Who is Affected?, WiFi, Wireless Phones, Women's Health.
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Israeli study says regular mobile use increases tumour risk
“Regular use of mobile telephones increases the risk of developing tumours, a new scientific study …. revealed on Friday. ” “…the report .. …newspaper put the risk of developing a parotid gland tumour nearly 50 percent higher for frequent mobile phone users — more than 22 hours a month. The risk was still higher if users clamped the phone to the same ear, did not use hands-free devices or were in rural areas.” “Analysis restricted to regular users or to conditions that may yield higher levels of exposure (eg heavy use in rural areas) showed consistently elevated risks,” said an abstract …made available…. The study included 402 benign and 58 malignant incident cases of parotid gland tumour diagnosed in
A Rationale for a Biologically-based Public Exposure Standard December 7, 2007Posted by healthyself in "Cellular" Relay Antennas, Cell phone safety, Cell phone towers, Cell Phone Transmissions, Cell Phones, Cellular Damage, Cellular Destruction, cellular functions, Children's health, Chronic Fatigue, Chronic Illness, Computer Rooms, Cordless Phones, Cytotoxic Effects, Dangerous, Data, Denial of Risk, Depression, Diseases, EEG, EHF, Electric Field, Electrical Components, Electrical Pulses, Electrical Surges, Electrical Wiring, Electricity, Electrochemical, Electrochemical Communications, Electromagetic pollution, electromagnetic, Electromagnetic Communications, Electromagnetic Interference, Electromagnetic pollution, Electromagnetic Radiation, Electromagnetic waves, Electrophysiology, Electrosensitivity, Electrosmog, ELF, Emergency Medicine, EMF Exposure, EMF Research, EMF's, EMF-induced effects, EMR, Environment, Frequencies, Global Health Disaster, Handheld Units, Hazard, Health and Safety Officer, Health related, Health Risks, Health warnings, Heavy Metals, Hospitals, HOuseholds, Human Populations, Human Resources, Immune system, Internet, Lifestyle, Lifetime, Long Term Health Effects, Magnetic Field Exposure, Men's Health, Metabolic Changes, Microwave exposure, Migraines, mobile telephones, Neural Electrophysiology, Pain Perception, Penetration, Pulsed Radiation, Pulses, Radio Frequency Microwaves, Rapidly pulsing, Recommendations, Research, Research Needed, Resonant Frequency, Risk Factor, Risk of Disease, Sleep Disorders, Sleep disturbances, Stress, Switched On, Transmitter Towers, Who is Affected?, WiFi, Wireless, Wireless Phones, Women's Health.
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A Rationale for a Biologically-based Public Exposure Standard
for Electromagnetic Fields (ELF and RF)
Each of the links below opens a PDF file in a new browser window. When done with a particluar file, closing the window will bring you back to this page.
August 31, 2007 UPDATE: This site was officially launched 8/31 at 1 a.m. EDT. If you downloaded, saved and/or printed any of the report files prior to this, please refer to all updated files after this launch date and time.
September 18, 2007 – BioInitiative Report / Complete – We have had requests for a copy of the Report in a single file format. Please note that the pagination in this single format retains the distinct section pagination used in each separate Section below and will print accordingly.
SECTION i. Preface
SECTION ii: Table of Contents
SECTION 2: Statement of the Problem
SECTION 3: The Existing Public Exposure Standards
SECTION 4: Evidence for Inadequacy of the Standards
SECTION 5: Evidence for Effects on Gene and Protein Expression (Transcriptomic and Proteomic Research)
Dr. Xu and Dr. Chen
SECTION 6: Evidence for Genotoxic Effects – RFR and ELF DNA Damage
SECTION 7: Evidence for Stress Response (Stress Proteins)
SECTION 8: Evidence for Effects on Immune Function
SECTION 9: Evidence for Effects on Neurology and Behavior
SECTION 10: Evidence for Brain Tumors and Acoustic Neuromas
Dr. Hardell, Dr.Mild and Dr. Kundi
SECTION 11: Evidence for Childhood Cancers (Leukemia)
SECTION 12: Magnetic Field Exposure: Melatonin Production; Alzheimer’s Disease; Breast Cancer
Dr. Davanipour and Dr. Sobel
SECTION 13: Evidence for Breast Cancer Promotion (Melatonin links in laboratory and cell studies)
SECTION 14: Evidence for Disruption by the Modulating Signal
SECTION 15: Evidence Based on EMF Medical Therapeutics
SECTION 16: The Precautionary Principle
SECTION 17: Key Scientific Evidence and Public Health Policy Recommendations
Dr. Carpenter and Ms. Sage
SECTION 18: List of Participants and Affiliations
SECTION 19: Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations
SECTION 20: APPENDIX – Ambient ELF and RF levels
Average residential and occupational exposures