Wednesday, December 7, 2011

December 7, 2011

“Adults find pleasure in deceiving a child. They consider it necessary, but they also enjoy it. The children very quickly figure it out and then practice deception themselves.” Elias Canetti (1905-1994)

NOTE: U.L. 2034 listed carbon monoxide alarms have been tested at 70, 150 and 400 PPM and have restrictions on how soon they have to wait before they alarm when these levels are reached or exceeded.  Pregnant women and their fetus, heart and respiratory sufferers, infants and young children and others of vulnerable health are not protected from the lower levels of carbon monoxide they need to be protected from if these are the only alarms in use.

Bean worker claims carbon monoxide exposure
The Livingston County News
A visit to his doctor two days later and a routine blood test revealed that Ayers has elevated carbon monoxide levels in his body. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating Ayers' claim that his illness results from an unsafe ...

Miami, Fla., Contractor Cited by OSHA following Carbon Monoxide Incident
EHS Today
A worker using a powered saw to cut a hole in a storm drain box was overexposed to carbon monoxide from the saw and had to be taken to a hospital for treatment. OSHA's proposed penalties total $66990. The willful health violation, with a $61600 penalty ...

Fargo city officials warn of carbon monoxide danger
Fargo, ND - Fargo city officials are warning people about the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning this time of year. Officials say you should also have a detector, avoid using generators inside and don't run vehicles inside the garage. ...

Ontario, Canada
Hardeman brings back CO bill
Woodstock Sentinel Review
If the act passes it's third reading, it will require functioning carbon monoxide detectors in all Ontario homes that have a fuel-burning appliance s or attached garages. "There have been too many lives lost due to carbon monoxide poisoning in ...