Friday, June 22, 2012

Carbon Monoxide News - June 22, 2012

“Only when the sense of the pain of others begins does man begin.”
Yevgeny Yevtushenko (1933, bio link)  

There is no excuse for health care provider ignorance of knowing what the symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning are. Patients who are presenting symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning to the health care provider should be tested immediately upon presentation. They should not be sent home without testing. Bob Dwyer, CSME Carbon Monoxide Safety

Portsmouth couple perishes; carbon monoxide found
The Virginian-Pilot
PORTSMOUTH Authorities labored into the evening Thursday at a public housing complex after the discovery of carbon monoxide in the apartment of a couple ....they both had reported feeling sick for about a month, and Inez Stith visited a doctor two days before her death.

Australia, taking carbon monoxiode seriously
Gas Appliance (Carbon Monoxide) Safety Strategy – COAG Decision
By Department of Finance and Deregulation
On 8 June 2012 the Standing Council on Energy and Resources (SCER) agreed that the state and territory governments will assess the existing awareness initiatives to address the risks of carbon monoxide poisoning within their jurisdictions, ...

Please take CARBON MONOXIDE SAFETY CARE during all holiday and everyday activities.

Carbon Monoxide Survivor A website made by poisoning survivors that brings a view that can only come from those that know what it is like to have been poisoned - as well as live with the long term impact.

Consider low level protection for carbon monoxide and smoldering fire detection problems.

National Conference of State Legislatures
Carbon Monoxide Detectors State Statutes
Twenty-five U.S. states have statutes that require carbon monoxide detectors in certain residential buildings. Updated Nov. 2011
Alaska | Arkansas | California | Colorado | Connecticut | Florida | Georgia | Illinois | Maine | Maryland | Massachusetts| Michigan | Minnesota | Montana | New Jersey | New Hampshire | New York | North Carolina | Oregon | Rhode Island | Texas | Utah | Vermont | Virginia | Washington | Wisconsin | West Virginia

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The following companies are acknowledged for their continued support of carbon monoxide safety education and this daily news blog. They may just have what you are looking for.
The Energy Conservatory
IntelliTec Colleges
CO Experts
Masimo (See the non-invasive RAD-57)
Mahugh Fire & Safety