Friday, September 21, 2012

Carbon Monoxide News September 21, 2012 - updated frequently

“Might, could, would - they are contemptible auxiliaries.”
George Eliot (1819-1880, bio link)

Every day is a carbon monoxide safety education day. Help prevent carbon monoxide poisoning.

Be alert; use combustion engines safely. Carbon monoxide alarms and personal CO monitors save lives.
Bob Dwyer, CSME Carbon Monoxide Safety

Upcoming: CO Awareness Week - Ireland
Wising up to the dangers Carbon Monoxide
Monday September 24 kicks off the first Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week to be held here in Ireland. The aim of the campaign is to promote three key messages for the public to remember about Carbon Monoxide, also known as CO. They include: ...

The Power of Combustion
More residents told to flee Washington wildfires
Seattle Post Intelligencer
State officials again warned of hazardous air quality in Ellensburg and Wenatchee from thick smoke, advising residents to remain indoors, limit physical activity and keep doors and windows open, and noted that conditions are not expected to improve for ... There have been reports of the Table Mountain fires throwing 8-inch chunks of burning bark 6 to 7 miles into the Mission Ridge area, fire spokesman for the nearby Wenatchee Complex fires, told The Wenatchee World.

REGION: Monsoon delivers cleaner air to Southwest County
North County Times
Thanks to repeated monsoon-spawned storms, Southwest County residents are breathing cleaner air than in the milder summer of 2011, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District. The district tracks air pollution through three dozen ...

Louisville faces potential violation from smoggy summer, high ozone levels
The Courier-Journal
The readings were bad enough this year that there's even a risk that the area could lose its long sought clean-air compliant status, said Lauren Anderson, the Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District's executive director. And it could force 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