Carbon Monoxide Detector Bill

12:33 AM, Dec 9, 2012   |    comments
Carbon Monoxide detector
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ATLANTA - State representative Shelia Jones is introducing a bill to require Georgia schools to install carbon monoxide detectors by July 1. The proposal comes just days after a carbon monoxide leak at Finch Elementary sent 50 people to the hospital.

School officials say workers forgot to open a valve after doing some work on the boiler at Finch. The school reopened Friday after a new temporary boiler and detectors were installed.

APS officials say they plan to inspect the boilers in every school in the coming weeks.

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