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Study examines impact of home oxygen fires

November 9, 2021HME News Staff

LONDON – More than 500 fires involving home oxygen and resulting in more than 300 deaths have been reported by the U.S. media since 2017, a new study reveals. Additionally, there were reports of serious injuries in more than 130 people, as well as injuries to nearly 200 other people, according to the study conducted by BPR Medical. “This data confirms that home oxygen fires represent a material public health issue,” said Richard Radford, managing director, BPR Medical. “Incidents...

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