Thursday, January 20, 2011

January 20, 2011

“A small error in the former will produce an enormous error in the latter.” Henri Poincare (1854-1912) – Rockford's News LeaderFive people in hospital from carbon monoxide
More than 20000 Americans visit the emergency room each year because of carbon monoxide poisoning, according to the Centers for Disease Control and ...

Sacto 9-1-1: Midtown apartment residents treated for carbon monoxide poisoning
Sacramento Bee By Bill Lindelof
Residents of a midtown apartment building were being treated this morning for carbon monoxide poisoning. Seven residents of the 16-unit ...

Investigators uncover source of carbon monoxide
Global Regina
Investigators with the BC Safety Authority have tracked down the source of the carbon monoxide that killed a Kelowna woman. The 81-year-old woman died ...
Note: Combustion Appliance Zone Testing (CAZ) particularly with Category I appliances can help discover foreseeable poisoning situations before the incident manifests itself.

New Carbon Monoxide Law For Wisconsin
Corinna Eidum woke to the sound of her carbon monoxide detector going off Wednesday morning and called 911, but she said she knew something was wrong official said “detectors should be installed within 10 feet of the bedroom areas, It's a good idea not to have one right in your kitchen because cooking equipment does produce carbon monoxide even when it's functioning normally, and so you might get a lot of false trips." Wait a minuteThe U.L. 2034 Listed CO alarms are tested to go off at 70, 150 and 400 PPM respective to their time constraints and if it goes off in a kitchen while cooking with gas it is a “false trip”? COSA RECOMMENDATION: Put the alarm in the kitchen and get the oven serviced to reduce carbon monoxide generation and use an oven exhaust fan while cooking. Do not use the appliance to heat the room, even if the electricity goes off. If you have specific medical conditions including pregnancy, cardio, lung, chronic headache, clinical depression, some other diagnosis or have young children, please get a low level carbon monoxide alarm to ensure that chronic low levels of CO are not detrimental or a contributing health symptom factor.

New Reactor Harnesses Sun's Energy Like Plants
Fox News
Conceptually, the device has boundless potential with its ability to break down water into hydrogen fuel and oxygen or carbon dioxide into carbon monoxide

Fire Department gets OK to apply for state grant
By CRAIG FOX The city Fire Department can apply for a state grant to give away 500 carbon monoxide detectors to residents who cannot afford to install them ...

New Haven CO leak victims fed up
WTNH New Haven, Conn (WTNH) –
A group of New Haven residents that are out of their homes because of a carbon monoxide leak last weekend are fed up. ...

Manchester Police/Fire: Carbon monoxide alarm brings MFD response
Gloucester Daily Times by Jonathan L'Ecuyer Times Staff MANCHESTER —
Firefighters investigated a carbon monoxide alarm activation at a Hickory Hill home Tuesday night at 7:02. ...