Saturday, September 8, 2012

Carbon Monoxide News September 8, 2012 - updated frequently

“No man can reveal to you nothing but that which already lies half-asleep in the dawning of your knowledge.” Khalil Gibran

Every day is a carbon monoxide education day.
This news blog contains general information specific to carbon monoxide and suggestions for detection and poisoning prevention. It is also intended to help the instructor communicate the urgent necessity to begin the diligence of daily carbon monoxide safety action for the technicians and professionals they are preparing.

Everyone of all ages is vulnerable to CO poisoning. This information should not be kept from children. Poisoning from carbon monoxide can go undetected though a person might be experiencing symptoms every day. We are not all of equal health so it is vital we all have gainful knowledge about what CO is, how it is formed, how it gets to where it is breathed in and how we can reduce exposures.
Bob Dwyer, CSME Carbon Monoxide Safety

· 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