Sunday, September 16, 2012

Carbon Monoxide News September 16, 2012 - updated frequently

“The struggle itself towards the heights is enough to fill a man's heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy.” Albert Camus (1913-1960, bio link)

We are reminded and/or warned to stay inside when air quality days are bad from surrounding forest fires. Please keep in mind that our fire fighters do not have that luxury. Please say "yes" when it comes to funding for wild land fire fighters and their equipment needs. Bob Dwyer, CSME Carbon Monoxide Safety

CO News Links
Girl Scout turns Clarksville teacher's death into statewide campaign
Clarksville Leaf Chronicle – Greg Williamson
With the loss of her mentor and teacher Katy Over, Hughes wanted people to be aware of carbon monoxide poisoning. In the photo, Skylar Hughes, 15, holds part of her research for the Girl Scout Gold Award

The Lauren Project to host silent auction on Saturday
My Windsor Now
According to a news release from The Lauren Project spokesman Don Johnson, the auction will benefit the Lauren Project's two major efforts: carbon monoxide education and projects and grants to young people (ages 21-35) to do international volunteer ...

Missoula-area air quality deteriorating
Montana Standard
“Smoke builds up in your system, and the longer you're exposed to it, the worse it gets,” said Missoula air quality specialist Sarah Coefield. “This means individuals who yesterday may not have been affected by the smoke might start feeling some of the ...

· Heart Rescue Now This link takes you to a very short video that is a practical demonstration on the proper usage of an AED. This video is tastefully done & demonstrates the step-by-step way one might be able to save a life.

· 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; don't leave anyone behind.

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

Google Maps to reference the locations referenced in these Internet headlines.

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.
Fieldpiece Instruments
The Energy Conservatory
IntelliTec Colleges
CO Experts
Masimo (See the non-invasive RAD-57)
Mahugh Fire & Safety
ESCO Institute
TPI - Test Products International