May 29, 2009
Noise complaint prevents tragedy as carbon monoxide floods ...
Chesterton Tribune - IN
... after two portable generators left running in the pizzeria below filled their residences with lethal levels of carbon monoxide, Chesterton Police said. ...
May 28, 2009
Avoid deadly fumes, use proper wiring
MiamiHerald.com - Miami , FL
Never run generators inside your home or garage, as they produce potentially deadly carbon monoxide fumes. • Keep generators away from all open windows,...
Brave boy honoured
Windsor Star - Ontario , Canada
Nine-year-old Bradley Vincent, left, holds the carbon monoxide detector as his as father, Mark Vincent looks on . Bradley Vincent woke his parents after a...
Researchers warn of indoor generator use after storms
SmartBrief - Washington , DC
Twenty-one of 37 people treated at a Houston hospital for carbon monoxide poisoning after Hurricane Ike had turned on generators to play video games,...
May 27, 2009
Turning Bad Breath Into Fuel
Forbes - NY
This produces carbon monoxide and hydrogen and leaves behind ferrite, which can then be reused. Carbon monoxide and hydrogen can be assembled into synthetic...
Recent tests show clean air inside Chenango Ice Rink
Press & Sun-Bulletin - Binghamton , NY
According to Tarnowski's report, the highest single reading for carbon monoxide was 28.9 parts per million (ppm) and the highest level of nitrogen dioxide...
May 26, 2009
Using generators for games can create a new twist in storm dangers
USA Today - USA
Running a generator in a garage — a common mistake after storms — can cause a dangerous buildup of carbon monoxide, a colorless, odorless gas that sends...
Phoenix ice arena evacuated due to carbon monoxide
Phoenix ice arena evacuated due to carbon monoxide, Phoenix firefighters were initially called to the arena, located at 38th Street and Thomas Road ,...
Eric Murray: Silent killer prevented
Sky Hi Daily News - Granby , CO
Jim Cautrell, Fire Marshall of Grand Fire Protection District #1, whose department responds to seven to eight calls per year involving carbon monoxide,...
Carbon monoxide sends two to hospital
phillyBurbs.com - Philadelphia , PA
Two people were sent to the University of Pennsylvania Hospital due to carbon monoxide poisoning Thursday night that affected a total of six people in...
With minutes left to live, a Southwest Florida woman survives ...
Winknews.com - Fort Myers , Florida
Susan Long has moved from her Cape Coral home to escape the flashbacks of carbon monoxide poisoning. "I went to the garage to turn it off," Long says....
House passes bill requiring carbon monoxide alarms
OregonLive.com - Portland , OR
by Michelle Cole, The Oregonian SALEM -- Most single and multi-family housing sold in Oregon would be required to contain carbon monoxide alarms before the...
Police emphasizing safety at the track
WISH - Indianapolis , IN
Medical experts said that makes carbon monoxide poisoning much more likely. Last year, two people died from the silent killer. Anderson said, "We're being a...
May 21, 2009
Terrier Mix Receives National Hero Dog Award
Dog Channel - Irvine , CA
They called 911 and the family was rushed to the hospital, where doctors said that each had high levels of carbon monoxide. The dog did not show any ill...
Chelmsford Lions donate to Fire Department
Chelmsford Independent - Concord , MA
The Fire Department will match the check and use the funds to buy a carbon monoxide oximeter. This piece of equipment will be used to measure pulse rate,...
Long Branch fire department getting $25000 grant
Asbury Park Press - Asbury Park , NJ
"By quickly and accurately detecting carbon monoxide, often referred to as the silent killer, as well as number of other toxic gases, these devices will ...
Tuberculosis is forgotten, but not gone
Journal Times - Racine , WI
In research published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry last year, Steyn and his colleagues wrote that carbon monoxide and nitric oxide can signal the
CO poisoning follow-up, settlement in February
East Central Minnesota Post Review - North Branch, MN
By Aaron Vehling Another chapter is closed in the story of a 17-year-old North Branch boy who died by carbon monoxide poisoning at his family's home on ...
May 20, 2009
Firefighters: Detectors important for prevention
Pekin Daily Times - Pekin , IL
“This fire we had this morning is a good illustration of why we need to make people aware of the importance of having carbon monoxide and smoke detectors.
Carbon Monoxide Filled House Robs Woman of Livelihood
KPTM-TV - Omaha , NE
OMAHA (KPTM)- Nebraska ranks as one of the deadliest US states for carbon monoxide related deaths, and poisonings. One Omaha woman says it's a reality she ...
May 18, 2009
Special Report: Energy Putting US Trucking on a Diet
New York Times - United States
Idling diesel engines are noisy and emit nitrogen oxide, volatile organic compounds, carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide. As a response to increasing fuel...
4 hospitalized after carbon monoxide exposure
Roanoke Times - Roanoke , VA
Four people were in stable condition in Giles County on Sunday afternoon after inhaling carbon monoxide, authorities said. First responders rescued a man,...
Carbon monoxide bill affects homeowners
YourHub.com - Denver , CO
Bill Ritter signed into law House Bill 09-1091, which will require some residences be equipped with carbon monoxide detectors. The Building Department is...
May 14, 2009
Three treated for carbon monoxide
BBC News - UK
Explorer Richard Byrd Flew To Global Extremes
Investor's Business Daily - USA
A broken wick was filling his cabin with carbon monoxide. The fumes were slowly killing him. Byrd couldn't fix the wick. He couldn't shut off the stove,...
4 overcome by carbon monoxide at Bohemia company
Newsday - Long Island , NY
BY SOPHIA CHANG | email@example.com Four employees of a Bohemia fish company were overcome by carbon monoxide Thursday morning, police said....
Carbon monoxide alarms now mandatory in city
Sault Star - Sault Ste-Marie , Ontario
Marie residents will be "that much safer" now that carbon monoxide alarms are mandatory. Effective Oct. 1, every home with a fossil-fuel fired appliance...
May 13, 2009
Motor vehicles account for the most common CO exposure events.
The following article suggests a conscientious beginning to a safety procedure.
Bill requires safety inspections for public utility vehicles
GMA news.tv - Quezon City , Metro Manila, Philippines
House Bill 6066 seeks to ensure that the carbon monoxide level in the vehicles will not reach unsafe levels in excess of 70 ppm (parts per million)...
School sickness cause undetermined
Sublette Examiner - Pinedale , WY
Woodbury said some initial testing, where EMS workers used a finger device, did reveal some indication of carbon monoxide but not enough to determine it was...
Cooker Fault Killed Elderly Belfast Woman, Says Coroner
4ni.co.uk - UK
A domestic tragedy was recalled this week when a coroner found that a 91-year-old woman died from carbon monoxide poisoning - after closing the door on the...
Carbon monoxide scare at St. Charles Children's Home
Foster's Daily Democrat - Dover , NH
By JOEY CRESTA ROCHESTER — Fumes from a pressure washer created a carbon monoxide scare at St. Charles Children's Home Monday morning, though no one...
May 11, 2009
Charlottesville Fire Captain Gives Grilling Safety Tips
NBC 29 News - Charlottesville , VA
"Don't do it inside your garage or your structure because carbon monoxide is produced and that's a deadly colorless, odorless gas," Jones said....
Planting `Sansevieria' to curb pollution
Jakarta Post - Jakarta , Indonesia
The plant is able to absorb 107 known pollutants, including carbon monoxide and nitrogen monoxide, according to a study conducted by the US National...
State revisits ban on new incinerators
Boston Globe - United States
... the incinerator - one of seven left in the state - releases a constant plume of carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, nitrous oxide, and an awful,...
Exxon La. FCC upset happened during restart-sources
Reuters - USA
Nine workers were exposed to carbon monoxide in the Thursday upset and taken to area hospitals. All were released on Thursday....
Is CNG 'natural' choice for vehicles?
Times-West Virginian - Fairmont , WV
According to NGV America, a typical dedicated natural gas vehicle, or NGV, can reduce exhaust emissions of carbon monoxide by 70 percent, non-methane...
Local fire departments stay busy
The Southern - Carbondale , IL
They also had a report of carbon monoxide. A residence pumping water out of basement and filled the house with carbon monoxide. "Homeowners need to check...
Waverly Fire Victim Identified
WETM-TV - Elmira , NY
They say Hill died of Carbon Monoxide poisoning from the fire. Police also say Tioga County Fire Investigators have ruled the fire as accidental....
May 9, 2009
Carbon Monoxide Detector Saves 12 Lives in Phila.
KYW1060.com - Philadelphia , PA
by KYW's Al Novack A gas generator is being blamed for a carbon monoxide gas leak that sickened 12 people in the Kingsessing section of Philadelphia on...
Alert doctor saved Ringwood family from fumes
Bournemouth Daily Echo - England , UK
By Joanna Codd » AN ALERT doctor may have saved the lives of an entire family after spotting signs that they were being poisoned by carbon monoxide fumes....
The Hidden Dangers of Carbon Monoxide
Osceola Sentinel Tribune - Osceola , IA
By (ARA) (ARA) - Though spring has finally arrived, milder weather may not safeguard your family from the dangers of carbon monoxide (CO)....
Hotels Adding Carbon Monoxide Detectors
WBAY - Green Bay , WI
By Jenn Karlman The Days Inn hotel in downtown Green Bay expected to reopen Friday evening, a day after two people went to the hospital for carbon monoxide...
Bill pushes smoke detectors in Maine homes
Seacoastonline.com - Portsmouth , NH
The bill requires installation of carbon monoxide detectors and more efficient smoke detectors in any building that's being converted into a single-family
Unknown how enough carbon monoxide built up to kill Milton man
Foster's Daily Democrat - Dover , NH
By JOHN QUINN MILTON — It will take a few weeks for investigators to determine what caused a lethal buildup of carbon monoxide that killed a 40-year-old man...
May 7, 2009
Victims settle carbon monoxide lawsuits
BurlingtonFreePress.com - Burlington , VT
By Sam Hemingway • Free Press Staff Writer • May 7, 2009 Ginger Aldrich, the woman who nearly died in 2005 from carbon monoxide poisoning at her apartment...
Carbon monoxide sickens worker
Fergus Falls Daily Journal - Fergus Falls , MN
Firefighters dispatched to the home confirmed carbon monoxide was coming from a gasoline-powered saw, according to the fire department....
Carbon monoxide: Weston group fights silent killer
Weston Forum - Georgetown , CT
Carbon monoxide filled the home from a faulty heating system, killing the family in their sleep. One of the saddest parts of the Lofgren tragedy was that...
Couple killed by gas poisoning on Christmas Day
Kent News - United Kingdom
The family of a man who died on Christmas Day from carbon monoxide poisoning today said they hope his death will prevent future tragedies,...
May 6, 2009
LEYTON: Tributes to carbon monoxide death couple
Guardian Series - UK
By Mhairi Macfarlane » A FAMILY has paid tribute to a 'fantastic and generous' couple who died tragically from carbon monoxide poisoning....
Carbon monoxide sends girl, 3, to hospital
Ottawa Citizen - Ontario , Canada
“When the fire department lieutenant brought in his carbon monoxide detector, it showed 1000 parts per million, which is very high....
Carbon monoxide detectors not required in all schools
Calgary CTV - Calgary , AB
Firefighters arrived on the scene, tested the air quality and confirmed there was a high level of carbon monoxide. The school did not have a carbon monoxide...
Carbon monoxide forces evacuation of East Orange apartment building
NJ.com - NJ
Firefighters arrived just before 1 pm to find that the carbon monoxide meter for the entire building detected about 100 parts per million when a building...
Project Zero aims to eliminate fire deaths in Toronto
CBC.ca - Toronto , Ontario
The program, called Project Zero, will see fire inspectors going door-to-door making sure homes have smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. ...
KSAX - Alexandria , MN
A previous medical examiners report listed the cause of death as acute carbon monoxide poisoning and according to the Baxter Police chief; the manner of...
May 5, 2009
Smoke Alarm Awakes Tulsa Family
News On 6 - Tulsa , OK
TULSA , OK -- A carbon monoxide tester alarm helps a Tulsa family escape a fire overnight. Tulsa Fire says at around 1:30 am Tuesday, the owner of a home at...
After carbon monoxide leak, family gets happy ending
Victoria Advocate - Victoria , TX
By Leslie Wilber • Symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning can include dizziness, sleepiness, headaches and nausea. Carbon monoxide detectors can alert people...
News from a College Campus
Greeks unite for carbon monoxide awareness
Beacon Newspaper (subscription) - Miami , FL
The foundation is a non-profit organization that promotes awareness about the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning and honors the memory of former FIU...
Carbon Monoxide At A Tulsa Middle School
News On 6 - Tulsa , OK
TULSA , OK -- A portion of a Tulsa middle school has been shut off to school's population because of carbon monoxide problems. Tulsa Fire says they were...
POWER OUTAGES 72 HOURS – Is your family prepared?
Tumbler Ridge News - BC, Canada
They give off carbon monoxide. Because you can't smell or see it, carbon monoxide can cause health problems and is life-threatening....
Gas odor prompts high school evacuation
WISH - Indianapolis , IN
It's believed improper ventilation caused slight levels of carbon monoxide to be released in the air. “Carbon monoxide can be very dangerous....
May 4, 2009
Why quarries and mines present inherent dangers
Pottstown Mercury - Pottstown , PA
Unventilated mines contain toxic and explosive gases such as carbon monoxide, methane and hydrogen sulfide. Mine equipment prevents operators from quickly...
One dead after carbon monoxide poisoning
The Union Leader - Manchester , NH
Milton – Carbon monoxide is believed to have killed a person discovered inside a Second Road home yesterday, authorities said. A second person was taken to...
Mass. leads the way in increasing air quality in ice rinks
Press & Sun-Bulletin - Binghamton , NY
Since the spring of 1997, hockey rinks in Massachusetts have been required to monitor and log their carbon monoxide and nitrogen dioxide levels,...
CO at lethal levels inside van
Cadillac News - MI
By Rick Charmoli Carbon monoxide is a deadly, colorless, odorless gas produced by the incomplete burning of various fuels, such as coal, wood, gasoline,...
Carbon monoxide forces evacuation of NE school
Calgary Herald - AB, Canada
CALGARY - High levels of carbon monoxide from an old boiler forced the evacuation of Louise Dean school. Calgary EMS assessed eight patients, but there were
State air quality improves, but cities still a problem
Pittsburgh Post Gazette - Pittsburgh , PA
... major industrial sources of air pollution have reduced emissions of nitrogen oxides, volatile organic matter, particulate matter and carbon monoxide....
Nigeria: Air Mobile Station Launched
AllAfrica.com - Washington , USA
"We insist on state- of- the- art equipment capable of monitoring the major pollutants such as carbon dioxide , carbon monoxide, oxides of nitrogen,...
Clean coal? Go underground, Alberta
Globe and Mail - Canada
Engineers have long known how to gasify coal above ground - turn it into syngas, a mixture of hydrogen, carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide....
Minnesota pumps up biodiesel blend
DL-Online - Detroit Lakes , MN
And according to a study by the US Environmental Protection Agency, the exhaust emissions of carbon monoxide from biodiesel are on average 48 percent lower ...
May 1, 2009
Fire officials checking smoke alarms, giving info on CO detectors
Peterborough Examiner - Peterborough , Ontario , Canada
The fire department will also answer questions about carbon monoxide detectors. A bill to make carbon monoxide detectors mandatory in all Ontario home ...
Ex-chimney worker sentenced for making needless repairs
Newsday - Long Island , NY
BY JOHN VALENTI | firstname.lastname@example.org He told homeowners they risked carbon monoxide poisoning. Then, authorities said, John Calvert convinced them...