/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Ontario Marks Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week/

TORONTO, Oct. 28, 2016 /CNW/ - Join the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management, Toronto General Hospital and the Technical Standards and Safety Authority as they mark this year's Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week with a tour of the province's largest hospital-based hyperbaric unit. Learn about the symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning, how it is treated, and what can be done to prevent it.

The hyperbaric unit is used to treat patients with carbon monoxide poisoning at different stages.


Tuesday, November 1, 2016


9:30 a.m.


Ross Nichols, Ontario Fire Marshal and Chief, Emergency Management

Dr. Rita Katznelson, Medical Director of Hyperbaric Medicine Unit, Toronto General Hospital

John Marshall, Statutory Director, Fuels Safety Program, Technical Standards and Safety Authority


Toronto General Hospital

585 University Avenue

Toronto, Ontario

Please enter through the Gerrard entrance, located at 150 Gerrard Street, street level.


Media Note:    Please use Gerrard Street entrance, located just east of University Ave. As you enter, you will pass by the hemodialysis units, and the hyperbaric chamber is located right after these units.

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SOURCE Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management

Image with caption: "Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week (November 1-7, 2016) (CNW Group/Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20161101_C7493_PHOTO_EN_806711.jpg

For further information: Carol Gravelle, Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management, Tel: 647-329-1214, Email: carol.gravelle@ontario.ca; Ana Gajic, Public Affairs Associate, University Health Network, Tel: 416-340-4011, Cell: 416-302-7455, Email:ana.gajic@uhn.ca


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