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US Chemical Safety Board Provide Factual Update at Press Conference About Explosion and Fire at AB Specialty Silicones, Waukegan

213 On Wednesday December 18, 2019, the US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released a factual update into the May 3, 2019, explosion and fire at AB Specialty Silicones facility in Waukegan, Illinois. The factual update […]

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Fire Pit Injuries in 2017 Tripled Compared to 2008; Palatine Fire Department Provides Safety Tips for Fire Pits and Outdoor Heaters

409 Fall is here and outdoor fire pits are warming up across the Midwest. The Palatine Fire Department reminds residents to take proactive measures to keep their outdoor entertaining safe and fun for everyone. According […]

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Bosch Dishwasher Recall: Power Cord Fire Hazard, Model Numbers Include Gaggeneu, Jenn-Air, Thermador Brands

163 Bosch, Gaggeneu, Jenn-Air and Thermador brand dishwashers have been recalled because the power cords are at risk of overheating and catching fire. The maker of Bosch (BSH), Gaggeneu (BSH), Jenn-Air and Thermador (BSH) brand […]

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Olive School Danger: Stunning Lack of Health, Safety and Security at District 25’s Olive-Mary Stitt School Playground

116 Electricity Transformer Brings Danger Close to Playground; Gas Utility Not Protected Observations of the Olive-Mary Stitt School playground and the school’s east entrance reveal several health, safety and security issues that could bring harm […]