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Month: October 2017

Steps to be taken in case of Gas Leak

Steps to be taken in case of Gas Leak

Precautionary measures in case of Gas Leak Don’t Smoke or strike a match Don’t turn on light Don’t operate any electrical appliance Don’t use a lighter Don’t use a cell phone or telephone Don’t start any vehicle in the area of a plausible gas leak Alert others and leave immediately Open doors and windows Call the fire department, cops or gas company from another location Helping Burn Victims Run cool, not cold water over the burnt area Don’t immerse severe…

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Indian Railways Acronyms

Indian Railways Acronyms

CAN CANCELLED CNF CONFIRM RAC RESERVATION AGAINST CANCELLATION WL WAITLIST RLWL REMOTE LOCATION WAITLIST PQWL POOLED QUOTA WAITLIST RSWL ROAD-SIDE WAITLIST REL RELEASED NR NO ROOM NOSB NO SEAT BERTH WEBCAN Railway Counter Ticket: Passenger has been cancelled over internet and refund has not been collected. WEBCANRF Railway Counter Ticket: Passenger has been cancelled over internet and refund has been collected. GNWL General Waitlist TQWL Tatkal Waitlist  


Colours of Hazard

Colours of Hazard

Chemicals compounds used as colourants in fireworks, and their impact on health. Blazing Reds Lithium Compounds Toxic, irritating fumes when burnt Glittering Greens Barium Nitrate Can irritate respiratory tract, have possible radioactive fallout Brilliant Whites Aluminium Contact dermatitis, bio-accumulation Blues Copper Compounds Cancer risk, bio-accumulation Glitters Effects Antimony sulphide Toxic smoke, possible carcinogen   OTHER COMPOUNDS Sulphur Dioxide Acid rain Potassium Nitrate Carcinogenic, toxic dust Ammonium / Potassium Perchlorate Contaminate ground water, may cause thyroid problems Lead Dioxide / Nitrate…

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