Tuesday, November 30, 2010

November 30, 2010

“Self-preservation is the first law of nature.” Samuel Butler (1835-1902)

Hawkins Gignac Act to get second reading
Woodstock Sentinel Review
This bill protects lives by requiring, if passed, working carbon monoxide detectors in every home in Ontario. It is named after a Woodstock family that was ...

Carbon monoxide hospitalizes children
Alexandria Times By Derrick Perkins
Authorities are investigating the cause of elevated carbon monoxide levels in three Ancell Street townhouses that left three children ...

Cold Weather Leads To Carbon Monoxide Poisonings
KGTV San Diego
In southeastern San Diego, residents in a home in the Mt. Hope area are breathing fresh air now after a carbon monoxide scare on Thanksgiving night. ...

Carbon Monoxide Close Call In Central El Paso Home
KVIA El Paso
The flame wouldn't spark, but gas was still coming out, filling her home with poisonous carbon monoxide This isn't the only incident involving the deadly ...
COSA NOTE: This article is an example of reporting that is confusing. It is titled as if carbon monoxide was the villain but describes a natural gas leak which is something totally different.


4 Lynnwood residents taken to hospital; carbon monoxide poisoning ...
To avoid deadly carbon-monoxide poisoning, keep generators outdoors when they're running. Make sure the exhaust is not near a window or other opening to the ...

Three hospitalized with in-home carbon monoxide poisoning
Pasadena Star-News
PASADENA -- Responding to the 200 block of McDonald St.around 12:30 Monday, Pasadena Fire units discovered high levels of carbon monoxide in a home where a ...

Carbon Monoxide a Silent Killer
93.1 WIBC Indianapolis By Reed Parker
Three people have recently died in Indiana due to carbon monoxide poisoning. Indianapolis Fire Dept. Captain Rita Burris says it's sneaky, ...

The dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning | Maple Valley Fire and Life Safety
PNW Local News
Carbon monoxide cannot be seen or smelled, but at high levels it can kill a person in minutes. Carbon monoxide or CO is produced whenever any fuel such as ...

City resumes gassy debate - The Athens News
Athens City Council reintroduced the topic of possibly requiring carbon-monoxide detectors for rental units during a Safety Committee ...

Monday, November 29, 2010

November 29, 2010

“History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.” Maya Angelou (1928 - )

Carbon Monoxide Detector Helps Save Neighbors
NBC Washington
A neighbor's carbon monoxide detector may have saved the lives of several children Monday morning in Alexandria, Va. Officials said a CO detector went off ...

8 sickened by carbon monoxide in Sleepy Hollow after BBQ grill is brought indoors
The Journal News | LoHud.com
... were either knocked out or sickened by carbon monoxide Sunday night after someone brought a lit barbecue grill indoors, the fire department said. ...

2 South Bend men die of carbon monoxide poisoning
Chicago Tribune
AP Police say two South Bend men died in their home of apparent carbon monoxide poisoning. Police Capt. Phil Trent said that officers found mail piled up in ...

Poisoned Fairfax family: A cautionary tale
County Fire and Rescue responded to the Reston apartment building where nine people were removed with carbon monoxide poisoning -- an affliction difficult ...

Calgary man recovering after serious carbon monoxide poisoning
Emergency crews say a Calgary man had a close call Sunday after suffering carbon monoxide poisoning. Fire crews found the CO level was over 400 parts per ...

Three treated for Carbon Monoxide poisoning in Wolverhampton
Birmingham Mail
All three patients were displaying symptoms of Carbon Monoxide poisoning. “Using specialist monitoring equipment the HART team carries, the patients were ...

Sunday, November 28, 2010

November 28, 2010

“I find the death of a young person the most difficult and painful of times. To explain it to other young people, to see a bright future snuffed out, is just awful. I am haunted by those deaths.”  Donna Shalala (1941

Carbon Monoxide Kills Boy, Injures Sister, Father
WRTV Indianapolis
MARION, Ind. -- A 9-year-old boy was killed, and his 7-year-old sister and father were hospitalized because of carbon monoxide poisoning in their home, ...

Petaluma residents sickened by carbon monoxide in home
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
Firefighters immediately detected high levels of carbon monoxide inside the residence using a hand-held gas monitor. The natural gas line was then turned ...

Tips on carbon monoxide safety
(KMOV) – Furnaces are one of the most common sources of carbon monoxide. The gas is produced when a burning device is not properly vented, ...

Life of York man remembered a year after CO poisoning
York Daily Record
A candlelight vigil helped create a memory for his young children, and educate others on carbon monoxide poisoning. By REBECCA LeFEVER York, PA - Huddled in ...

Saturday, November 27, 2010

November 27, 2010

“The safety of the people shall be the highest law.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 BC-46 BC)

One dead, one injured in St. Louis carbon monoxide poisoning
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
LOUIS -- Fire authorities say one person has died and another has been seriously injured from carbon monoxide poisoning. St. Louis Fire Department Capt. ...

Be proactive about carbon monoxide detection
Waseca County News
Waseca Fire Department Assistant Chief John Underwood said they have responded to calls with high amounts of carbon monoxide in the past, but thankfully ...

FD, with FEMA $$, gets painless CO
Nashoba Publishing
It's called the Masimo Rad-57 Pulse CO-Oximeter and it uses multiple wavelengths of light to measure the level of carbon monoxide poisoning in a person's ...

Expert warns people of carbon monoxide poisoning danger
Today's Zaman
Carbon monoxide poisoning-related accidents are the second most frequent cause of death after traffic accidents in Turkey, Körpınar added. ...

Friday, November 26, 2010

November 26, 2010

“Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced.” John Keats (1795-1821)

Carbon monoxide poisoning at Lynnwood apartment
Seattle Times
Four people were treated at a hospital for carbon monoxide poisoning because a family was using charcoal briquets in a Lynnwood apartment fireplace without ...

Carbon monoxide suspected in death
Carbon monoxide poisoning is suspected in the death of Edward Henderson, 52, whose body was found ...

Pacifica family escapes deadly carbon monoxide fumes
San Jose Mercury News By Joshua Melvin
A family of three escaped possible death Tuesday morning when a carbon monoxide detector in their home alerted the residents, ...

High Levels Of Carbon Monoxide Found In Colchester Home
Multiple residents of a Colchester home were taken to the hospital after being exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide ...

Higher risk of carbon monoxide poisoning
Snohomish Times
That's a big risk to families who could be sickened and even die from carbon monoxide poisoning. It's crucial to use generators safely and never use them or..

Thursday, November 25, 2010

November 25, 2010

“Let the fear of danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger.” Francis Quarles (1592-1644)

Carbon monoxide leak to blame for nursing home evacuation
News 10NBC
Crews plan to locate the carbon monoxide leak and fix the problem. Officials at this time aren't sure when it will be safe to allow the residents to go back ...

Family hospitalized after carbon monoxide leak
A family of three was hospitalized this morning after a heater in their Pacifica home leaked carbon monoxide, a spokesman for the North County Fire ...

Bitter cold raises risk of carbon monoxide poisoning
Issaquah Press
The risk of injury or death from carbon monoxide poisoning increases as the temperature falls. Carbon monoxide poisoning can strike suddenly and without ...

Babies' carbon monoxide poisoning
BBC News
Two babies and two adults have been taken to hospital with suspected carbon monoxide poisoning. Mid and West Wales fire service said crews were called at ...

Gas Probe In Chinese Restaurant Tragedy
The body of a man was discovered yesterday at a Chinese restaurant just two weeks after a carbon monoxide incident claimed the lives of Killian Scallon and ...

Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week wins CIPHE backing
Carbon Monoxide (CO) Awareness week was launched by CO Awareness the Charity at the House of Lords on November 16. Chartered Institute of Plumbing and…

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

November 24, 2010

“May you live as long as you wish and love as long as you live.”
Robert A. Heinlein (1907-1988)

Couple's deaths highlight risk of carbon monoxide
Monterey County Herald By LARRY PARSONS
A quiet Monterey couple were found dead in their home Monday of apparent carbon monoxide poisoning caused by a wall heater, ...

Worries over carbon monoxide lead to furnace fraud
NBC4i.com By Cabot Rea
According to the CDC nearly 500 hundred people die each year in this country from carbon monoxide poisoning. In most cases the victims source

Somerset woman hospitalized after poisoning
Daily American Online
Walker said he believes the woman was poisoned by low levels of carbon monoxide from a ventless propane fireplace. “She told him, 'I'm dizzy; ...

Carbon monoxide leads to evacuation at Calgary shelter during cold snap
Winnipeg Free Press
CALGARY - Dozens of people in a Calgary shelter were forced into the extreme early morning cold after a buildup of potentially deadly carbon monoxide gas. ...

Carbon monoxide: Invisible but deadly
Dubuque Telegraph Herald
Carbon monoxide poisoning strikes more people during November through February than any other time. "Treat it very seriously," said Debbie Siegenthaler, ...

Carbon monoxide: Beware the silent killer
This killer, carbon monoxide (CO), is the same colorless, odorless, lethal gas as that coming from a car's exhaust. My husband and I obediently followed the ...

Former Air Force football player Brian Bullard died of carbon monoxide ...
Colorado Springs Gazette
While attempting to drive through the storm, they became caught in a snowdrift and tragically succumbed to carbon monoxide poisoning. ...

Carbon monoxide danger from indoor burning
Seattle Times
... across Washington and power outages in some areas, the state Health Department is reminding people of the danger of carbon monoxide poisoning. ...

Carbon monoxide biggest danger for miners
An American air quality expert says carbon monoxide poisoning is the greatest danger facing the 29 miners trapped underground at the Pike River coal mine. ...

Gas scare family taken to hospital
Jarrow & Hebburn Gazette
A WOMAN and a child were taken to hospital after a carbon monoxide scare on a South Tyneside street. Emergency crews were called to Sycamore Avenue, ...

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

November 23, 2010

"Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it." Agatha Christie (1890-1976)

Tips to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
The Kansas Department of Health and Environments wants to remind Kansans that as cold weather approaches the dangers associated with Carbon Monoxide (CO) ...

Carbon monoxide sickens 3 in house
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
But around 6 pm, Mr. Cunningham called her and said he and his friend, Liz, weren't feeling well and that his carbon monoxide monitor was going off. ...

Officials Respond to State Street For Carbon Monoxide Scare
Patch By Katie Curley-Katzman
One person decided to go to the hospital on their own after detectors found high levels of carbon monoxide in their building....

Protect your family from carbon monoxide poisoning
ABC15.com (KNXV-TV)
Earlier this month, they were rushed to the hospital because of what officials say was carbon monoxide poisoning. It's called the silent killer because you

How to get through a power outage
Seattle Times
To avoid deadly carbon-monoxide poisoning, keep generators outdoors when they're running. Make sure the exhaust is not near a window or other opening to the ...

Inquest told gas alarm 'would have saved son'
Irish Independent
A FATHER claimed yesterday his son would still be alive today if a carbon monoxide alarm had been fitted in the family home. Padraig Hughes (20) died on ...

Lowestoft carbon monoxide poisoning settlement
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
A pregnant Lowestoft woman who suffered carbon monoxide poisoning from a faulty boiler has received a £2500 out of court settlement. ...

Monday, November 22, 2010

November 22, 2010

"The sense of danger is never, perhaps, so fully apprehended as when the danger has been overcome." Arthur Helps (1813-1875)

Stay warm this winter, but remember necessary cautions
Asheville Citizen-Times
Last Monday, a Flat Rock man and his four sons had to be treated for carbon monoxide poisoning traced to a generator running in their basement. ...

Police Dept partially evacuated for dangerous carbon monoxide
KCBD-TV Entertainment News from AP By James Clark –
Part of the Lubbock police department was evacuated Sunday afternoon after a carbon ...

Homestead mayor, councilman sickened by carbon monoxide
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
The mayor of Homestead and a borough councilman and his friend were hospitalized yesterday with carbon monoxide poisoning, ...

Blast survivor: 'I thought I was dead'
New Zealand Herald
I knew straight away that it was carbon monoxide." Daniel ripped his breathing apparatus from his belt as he had been trained, and began trying to suck in ...

Grant aids firetruck emissions cleanup
Asheville Citizen-Times
Diesel engines are a major source of pollution, and the catalysts reduce emissions of particulate matter, hydrocarbons and carbon monoxide. ...

Sunday, November 21, 2010

November 20-21, 2010

"Let the fear of a danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger." Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881)

Upper Darby homes evacuated for carbon monoxide
Delaware County Daily Times By PAUL LUCE UPPER DARBY —
A poorly attached heating pipe in a vacant row home blasted carbon monoxide to “unlivable levels” and forced the temporary ...

3 Hospitalized With Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
WTAE Pittsburgh
Three people, including the mayor of Homewood, were hospitalized with carbon monoxide poisoning on Saturday, officials said. Lloyd Cunningham, 61, a borough ...

Carbon monoxide threat rises as temperatures fall
Indiana Gazette
An hour earlier the Doughertys had turned on their gas-fired furnace for the first time this fall, and now a carbon monoxide alarm near the upstairs ...

2 people, 2 dogs rescued as CO gas fills apartment
Emergency crews rescued two people and two dogs from a northeast apartment Friday morning that had potentially deadly levels of carbon monoxide gas. ...

Family escapes carbon-monoxide poisoning
Odessa American
Four Fort Stockton residents were admitted to Pecos County Memorial Hospital early Tuesday morning after suffering from carbon-monoxide poisoning. ...

Carbon monoxide sickens 2 Rye cops, 1 civilian, saving woman's life
The Journal News | LoHud.com
The carbon-monoxide that knocked her out was from a car in the garage left running until it ran out of gas, thy said, adding that the woman was breathing ...

FULLY INVOLVED | The 'What, Where, How, Why' of Carbon Monoxide Detectors
Kitsap Sun By Jeromy Hicks
Question of the month: How many deaths occur at home as a result of carbon monoxide every year? The first person to e-mail or call with the ...

Wisconsin warns hunters about carbon monoxide dangers - TwinCities.com
WEB- Wisconsin state officials are warning hunters about the dangers of carbon monoxide.

Friday, November 19, 2010

November 19, 2010

“To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future.” Plutarch (46-120)

No CO detector in house where four were nearly poisoned
Lancaster Newspapers By RYAN ROBINSON, Staff Writer
The city home where four people were poisoned by gas Tuesday morning did not have a carbon monoxide detector, according to ...

Carbon Monoxide Versus Flu Symptoms | KCII | The One to Count on
By News
If you are experiencing symptoms of the flu, you might want to make sure that it is not something else. Justin Foss with Alliant Energy says that the flu symptoms can be similar with those of carbon monoxide poisoning.

Wokingham carbon monoxide father in death warning
BBC News
The father of a Berkshire woman who died from carbon monoxide poisoning is campaigning for better awareness about the risks. ...

Carbon Monoxide victims visit Londonderry
Londonderry Today By Staff Reporter
VICTIMS of Carbon Monoxide poisoning visited Londonderry - in the wake of a series of high profile tragedies - to warn of the dangers of ...

Thursday, November 18, 2010

November 18, 2010

“Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise.” H. G. Wells (1866 – 1946)

Sheridan couple found dead in home from carbon monoxide poisoning
The Missoulian
Fortner says the deaths are being treated as a case of carbon monoxide poisoning. Norma Perkins was 83 while her husband was 85.

Nadine Coyle lucky to survive
Discountvouchers.co.uk by Paul Russell
Nadine Coyle is lucky to be alive following a carbon monoxide leak in her mansion. The leak was present in the home for four months before ...

Reilly rescues family when carbon monoxide enters home
The flue was never put back on the furnace, allowing carbon monoxide to enter the home. At night, after tending to his wife, who is recuperating from back ...

Halton landlords reminded of carbon monoxide obligations
Runcorn and Widnes Weekly News
HALTON landlords have been reminded that they are legally required to have gas appliances checked annually to stop carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. ...

Oil heating examined as second fumes victim dies
Belfast Telegraph
Health and safety experts are investigating if an oil-fired central heating system was the source of a carbon monoxide leak that claimed the lives of a ...

Calor company recalls 5000 gas heaters over carbon monoxide concerns
Daily Mail
Unipart said a malfunction in three of its heaters could lead to the emission of carbon monoxide 'marginally' above recommended levels.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

November 17, 2010

"Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence." Vince Lombardi (1913-1970)

Carbon monoxide warning follows near tragedy in Green Bay that leaves 4 ...
Oshkosh Northwestern
Wisconsin officials are warning hunters about the dangers of carbon monoxide — a day after the colorless, odorless gas put four Green Bay residents in the ...

Faulty furnace almost meant carbon monoxide death for couple
Kearney Hub
Steph Winfield and Kieran Muir, both of Kearney, suffered carbon monoxide poisoning earlier this month from a faulty furnace at their rental home. ...

Woman suffers carbon monoxide poisoning May have used stove to heat motel room
Eastern Arizona Courier
By Jon Johnson A woman who used a natural gas-burning stove to heat her motel room was taken to the Mt. Graham Regional Medical Center for carbon monoxide ...

Carbon monoxide: A winter's health threat
Porterville Recorder
The California Air Resources Board is urging Californians to guard against carbon-monoxide poisoning by having detectors installed and gas appliances ...

Mum of Wimbledon newlywed killed by carbon monoxide speaks out
This is Local London
The mother of a newlywed killed by carbon monoxide poisoning has spoken out to try and stop similar accidents. Katie Haines, 31, was found dead by her ...

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

November 16, 2010

“Men do not learn much from the lessons of history and that is the most important of all the lessons of history.” Aldous Huxley (1894-1963)

Grandview Family Treated For CO Poisoning - Kansas City News Story ...
By kmbc
GRANDVIEW, Mo. -- Grandview firefighters are crediting a carbon-monoxide detector with helping a family of four escape with their lives on Sunday. Monday , November 15, 2010.

Family Of 5 Suffers Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
WYFF Greenville
FLAT ROCK, NC -- A family of five was hospitalized and treated for carbon monoxide poisoning early Monday morning, according to Henderson County EMS Manager ...

Fermanagh gas death widow dies
BBC News
The wife of a man who died from carbon monoxide poisoning at his County Fermanagh home last week has died in hospital. Killian Scallon, who was in his 50s, ...

Fire Department reminding homeowners to have carbon monoxide detectors
They say it's important to make sure your furnace is functioning properly and that there's a carbon monoxide detector on every level of your home. ...

State warns hunters about carbon monoxide dangers
Chicago Tribune
AP The state Department of Health Services says that nearly half the carbon monoxide related deaths in Wisconsin happen during the winter. ...

OCEAN CITY: Fire company receives grant for CO alarms
Delmarva Daily Times
The money will go toward 40 carbon monoxide alarms to be provided to those in need, in addition to the limited supply of smoke alarms and 9-volt batteries ...

Reduce the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning
Rochdale Online
At high levels Carbon Monoxide (CO) poisoning can cause sudden collapse, loss of consciousness and death. Other symptoms of CO poisoning include headaches, ...

Crews Find Cause of Carbon Monoxide Leak
MyFox Phoenix
The cause of a carbon monoxide leak that sent a family of eight to a local hospital for treatment has been found. Southwest Gas crews said the leak was a…

Two area homes have carbon monoxide leaks – and families live to tell the tale
Pine Journal
The “bug,” in fact, was a carbon monoxide leak. When their renter had furnace problems, the Kaspszaks decided to get their furnace checked at the same time. ...

Monday, November 15, 2010

November 15, 2010

“Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand.” Mother Teresa (1910-1997)

Briefly... CITY/REGION
Philadelphia Daily News
The levels of carbon monoxide at the church were more than double what is considered dangerous, an official said. Speed and alcohol may have been factors in ...

West-side apartment building evacuated for carbon monoxide leak
Green Bay Press Gazette
An apartment building in the 1800 block of Shawano Avenue on Green Bay's west side was evacuated early this morning because of a carbon monoxide leak. ...

Nadine Coyle's Home Hit By Carbon Monoxide Gas Leak
OMG, Music!
... place in California (which was occupied by Jason Bell, her parents Niall and Lillian, and sisters Charmaine and Rachael) was leaking carbon dioxide. ...

New code teams get results
Richard Pelton, a field inspector for Puget Sound Energy, shows the carbon monoxide level emitted Tuesday by a gas range to resident John Paul ...

Golden Corral Reopens After Carbon Monoxide Sickens 75
Carbon monoxide levels in the Golden Corral were 37 times higher than what is considered safe Friday afternoon. Nearly 100 people were evacuated from the ...

Sunday, November 14, 2010

November 13-14, 2010

"Man is born to live and not to prepare to live." Boris Pasternak (1890 – 1960)
Leak at Hermitage eatery sends 14 to hospitals
At least 14 people were taken to hospitals in Mercer County after being overcome by carbon monoxide Friday afternoon in the Golden Corral restaurant in ...
Cheshire Ice Arena evacuated due to high carbon monoxide levels Updated ...
The Keene Sentinel
Initial readings showed carbon monoxide readings of more than 200 parts per million, according to Swanzey Fire Chief Norman Skantze. ...
Restaurant Close Call a Good Reminder of CO Safety
Carbon Monoxide...or CO kills more than 500 people across the country every year, according to the Center for Disease Control. "You can't smell it. ...
Carbon monoxide leak makes three ill
A carbon monoxide leak at a Mount Vernon hotel left three people complaining of nausea or headaches. Firefighters and medics were called to the Sleep Inn on ...
Wilmington offering free smoke, CO alarms
The News Journal
Wilmington residents who do not have a carbon monoxide alarm or smoke detector can make appointments to have them installed for free. ...
Lorene Bartos: Protect home from carbon monoxide
Lincoln Journal Star
Carbon monoxide is the silent killer. Recently a Lincoln apartment had a carbon monoxide scare. Luckily, no one became ill. Carbon monoxide is a deadly, ...
Awareness key to preventing carbon monoxide poisoning
Salt Lake Tribune
Streadbeck felt strange himself, and later realized he, his wife and their four children had nearly died from carbon monoxide poisoning after fans drying ...
Fire chiefs push smoke detectors
Warren Tribune Chronicle
Nussle is among several area fire chiefs urging residents and property owners to make sure they have working smoke, fire and carbon monoxide detectors ...
Residents urged to check furnaces after several close calls with carbon monoxide
Quincy Herald Whig
The Quincy Fire Department has responded twice in the past month to incidents of carbon monoxide in homes. One involved a young mother and her two children ...

Friday, November 12, 2010

November 12, 2010

“What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the Master calls the butterfly.”
Richard Bach (1936-
9 sickened with carbon monoxide poisoning in Carrick
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Four children and five adults from a Carrick apartment building were sickened with carbon monoxide poisoning Thursday morning, a city dispatch supervisor ...
Charitable status granted to carbon monoxide awareness foundation
St. Catharines Standard By NEWS CANADA
When John Gignac's niece Laurie Hawkins, her husband Richard and their two kids Cassandra and Jordan, were all killed by carbon monoxide ...
MT hunters tell story of carbon monoxide poisoning
KXLH Helena News
Randy Cook, Brett Butler, and Carl Saunders suffered carbon monoxide poisoning from a heater in their wall tent. All of the boys have been through the Boy ...

Thursday, November 11, 2010

November 11, 2010

“We could have saved the Earth but we were too damned cheap.”
Kurt Vonnegut  (November 11, 1922 – 2007)

FD: 9 suffer carbon monoxide poisoning in Mesa
ABC15.com (KNXV-TV) MESA, AZ –
Nine people are being transported to a Scottsdale hospital after reportedly suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning in Mesa this morning. ...
Petoskey Family Survives Carbon Monoxide Scare
9&10 News
An Emmet County Family is recovering from a scary ordeal involving the silent killer -- carbon monoxide. The deadly gas started building up inside the ...
Carbon monoxide poisoning claims life of Penfield man
Wayne Post
The son and daughter were both treated at Rochester General Hospital after also being exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide. RGE responded and found ...
Caution urged to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning
The Lake County General Health District is reminding people to protect themselves from sources of carbon monoxide poisoning that are more commonly in use ...
Our View: Winter is coming, but carbon monoxide season is already here
Press Herald
The danger is carbon monoxide, or CO, an odorless, tasteless, invisible gas that displaces oxygen in the air. The difference is that you can breathe oxygen, ...
Minister calls for compulsory carbon monoxide alarms
BBC News
Carbon monoxide alarms could be fitted in homes in Jersey whenever combustion appliances are installed. Changes to the island's building by-laws could be ...

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

November 10, 2010

“Rarely do we find men who willingly engage in hard, solid thinking. There is an almost universal quest for easy answers and half-baked solutions. Nothing pains some people more than having to think.”
Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968)

Winter Raises Carbon Monoxide Danger
NBC Montana
Ian died from carbon monoxide poisoning. Joe Russell, Flathead County's Health Officer, says that not enough people know just how dangerous carbon dioxide ...
2 men recovered from carbon monoxide poisoning
(AP) — Two of three western Montana hunters who were found unconscious and suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning have been released from a Utah hospital ...
Six sickened in Sharon by carbon monoxide
The Patriot Ledger By Anonymous
Six people were treated for carbon monoxide poisoning after a buildup in a home on Eisenhower Drive in Sharon. The six people were taken to ...
Dangers of carbon monoxide    VIDEO
Kicking on the heater for winter could also kick up a dangerous and unnoticeable problem- Carbon Monoxide. Julio Garcia talks about the dangers.
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Awareness
Sherry says your home and health could be at risk for carbon monoxide poisoning, and that homeowners who have recently had their roof repaired could be at ...
Carbon monoxide kills Raleigh woman
News & Observer BY MATT EHLERS - Staff writer RALEIGH –
A woman died and her husband was injured over the weekend after carbon monoxide from a vehicle left running in the ...
Delmarva donates carbon monoxide detectors
The News Journal
Delmarva Power officials today donated 200 carbon monoxide alarms to the Wilmington Fire Department to commemorate the company's 10th anniversary of its ...
The PHA supports the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland on their ...
Carbon Monoxide Kills.', drives home the importance of having all fossil fuel boilers and appliances properly installed and serviced annually, ...

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

November 09, 2010

“Often it takes some calamity to make us live in the present. Then suddenly we wake up and see all the mistakes we have made.”
Bill Watterson (1958- )
ABC7, fire departments launch safety campaign
The ABC7 campaign is designed to raise awareness about fire safety and carbon monoxide poisoning. "I look back at the fire deaths that have happened in San ...
Hospital releases 2 Missoula-area hunters poisoned by carbon monoxide
The Missoulian
The three Missoula-area hunters who were found unconscious in their tent from carbon monoxide poisoning near Lima last month are recovering, ...
Raleigh death brings attention to carbon monoxide poisoning
Sarah Fernside Tanner, 64, of 2602 Askew Drive, was pronounced dead at the scene from carbon monoxide fumes, police said. James Mahan Tanner Jr., 64, ...
Firefighters Donate Fire Detection Devices
The Menlo Park Fire Protection District will donate 350 smoke detectors and 150 carbon monoxide detectors to under privileged residents in honor of Carbon ...
Aspen May Spend $50000 Defending Workers In Carbon Monoxide Deaths
KMGH Denver
Parker and Caroline Lofgren, along with their children, Owen, 10, and Sophie, 8, died from carbon monoxide poisoning while staying in an Aspen home during ...
Public Advisory: CPSC Reminds Consumers to Change Smoke Alarm, CO Batteries
Justice News Flash
“Properly working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms can save lives by alerting you to a fire or to poisonous carbon monoxide in your home,” said CPSC ...

Saturday, November 6, 2010

November 06-08, 2010

“Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 BC – 46 BC)
Woman killed in home by carbon monoxide
Investigators say they suspect someone accidentally pushed the remote start button for the car, and the running engine produced enough carbon monoxide to ...
Poisoned by their Lexus? Toyota facing new lawsuit after keyless ignition ...
Daily Mail
The car's keyless ignition system has been blamed for causing the carbon monoxide poisoning death of a 79-year-old New York lawyer…
Scout honored for his quick thinking
The beeping was from a carbon monoxide detector. Stinson got everyone outside just in time. Firefighters found the house was filled with dangerous levels of ...
Dallas hospital treats woman for carbon monoxide poisoning
Each year, more than 400 people die in the United States as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning. Dr. Jeffrey Stone, director of Presbyterian's hyperbaric ...
Check smoke alarms, carbon monoxide detectors, says Toronto Fire
680 News
Strapko said it is also important to change the batteries in the carbon monoxide detectors, as furnaces and water heaters could be sources of the odorless ...
PICTURES: 18 people hospitalized for carbon monoxide poisoning at Richfield ...
FOX6Now.com Milwaukee
18 people have been taken to a hospital due to high levels of carbon monoxide at Arrow Carton Company in Richfield. The workers were complaining of
Detecting Carbon Monoxide
Carbon monoxide is an invisible, odorless gas that can escape into your home when fuel-burning appliances aren't working properly. ...
State issues emergency suspension of Topeka day care
The state says fire officials found that a carbon monoxide detector was going off for nearly a day before authorities were notified. The monoxide detector
Woman killed in home by carbon monoxide
Investigators say they suspect someone accidentally pushed the remote start button for the car, and the running engine produced enough carbon monoxide to ...

Friday, November 5, 2010

November 05, 2010

“The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - it is the illusion of knowledge.”
Daniel J. Boorstin (1914 – 2004)
Firefighters Urge People to Get Carbon Monoxide Detectors
Today's TMJ4
It appears carbon monoxide has taken the lives of two people in Walworth County. Carbon monoxide is called the silent killer because it's tasteless, ...
Emergency Crews Called To Richfield Business For Carbon Monoxide Leak
WISN Milwaukee
Emergency crews were called to Arrow Carton Co. in Richfield shortly after 2 pm Thursday for a possible carbon monoxide leak. An incident commander told 12 ...
Restaurant employees file second carbon-monoxide lawsuit
Baltimore Sun By Tricia Bishop, The Baltimore Sun
It's the second bite at the apple for their lawyers, the Murphy Firm — led by William H. "Billy" Murphy Jr. — who ...
Incident illustrates need for carbon dioxide detectors
Belleville Intelligencer
Chief John Whelan said Quinte West firefighters were forced to don protective gear on two carbon monoxide calls Wednesday and warned detectors are a must in ...
Non-coincidental carbon monoxide bars negligence suit
Workers Comp Forum
It was discovered that a gas-powered water heater located in the basement of the hospital was producing carbon monoxide that was entering the credit union. ...
Flu symptoms could signal carbon monoxide poisoning
“Since symptoms mimic those of the flu, victims of carbon monoxide poisoning often don't realize the cause of their illness,” explains Larry Jensema, ...
Time to check your furnace
That may be an indication you have a carbon monoxide leak. Alliant Energy spokesman, Steve Schultz, says the symptoms are almost identical for both, ...

Thursday, November 4, 2010

November 04, 2010

“There are three kinds of men. The one that learns by reading. The few who learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves.”
Will Rogers (November 4, 1879 – 1935)
Firefighters respond to carbon monoxide leak at Lincoln apartment
Lincoln Journal Star
Lincoln firefighters scoured a five-unit converted home Wednesday morning, searching for tenants exposed to lethal levels of carbon monoxide. ...
Gas leak sickens 20
Arizona Daily Sun
Workers from the Bank of America building in downtown Flagstaff were sickened and evacuated Tuesday afternoon after a gas leak produced carbon monoxide at ...
Two ill with carbon monoxide poisoning after boiler malfunctions
The Reader
A man and a woman were on Tuesday poisoned by carbon monoxide from a faulty boiler, the first only slightly but the second continues gravely ill in hospital ...

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

November 03, 2010

“It is possible to provide security against other ills, but as far as death is concerned, we men live in a city without walls.”
Epicurus (341 BC – 271BC)
3 Missoula area hunters improving after carbon monoxide poisoning in tent
The Missoulian
Saunders, Butler and Cook had apparently suffered from carbon monoxide inhalation, he said. The teenage boys discovered that Saunders, Butler and Cook were ...
Car accidently left running overnight kills Hamden couple
Middletown Press By Ann DeMatteo, Journal Register News HAMDEN —
A husband and wife are dead, apparently the result of accidental carbon monoxide poisoning when a car was ...
Watertown fire crews respond to carbon monoxide alarm at Hilltop Road residence
Watertown TAB & Press By Anonymous
According to the Watertown Fire Department, a call came in around 4 pm after a carbon monoxide detector sounded. Crews arrived to find the ...
Students Sick from Carbon Monoxide and Natural Gas Leak
"Therefore spitting out Carbon Monoxide and a smell of natural gas, "said Cyr. Cyr says since Carbon Monoxide has no smell, the natural gas leak is what ...
Safety First: Carbon monoxide detectors soon required in homes
Green Bay Press Gazette By Lt. Nick Craig • Safety First • November 2, 2010
A new carbon monoxide (CO) law will affect many of us in February. The law will require all one- and ...

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

November 02, 2010

“Nothing happens quite by chance. It's a question of accretion of information and experience.”
Jonas Salk( 1914 -1995)
Fire and medical officials remind local residents to be cautious using ...
Lawrence Journal World
And Monday morning, a resident of an apartment complex near the Kansas University campus showed up at Watkins Health Center with symptoms of carbon monoxide ...
Preparing for a cold and wet winter | Maple Valley Fire and Life Safety
Seattle Post Intelligencer
Have a carbon monoxide detector in your home. Place 5-6 feet from potential carbon monoxide sources. Keep all space heaters at least 3-4 feet away from ...
Carbon Monoxide Awareness week set for 2010 launch
H&V News
The Carbon Monoxide Awareness charity has announced that its fifth consecutive annual initiative to raise awareness will begin on November 15 at the Houses ...
Carbon monoxide campaign launched
The mothers of two teenagers killed by carbon monoxide earlier this year have helped launch an awareness campaign against the dangers of the poisonous gas. ...