Saturday, December 1, 2012

Carbon Monoxide News December 1, 2012 - posts updated frequently - Every day is a carbon monoxide safety education day

CO alarm standards know when you are protected

Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.” Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881, bio link)

CO News links
Carbon Monoxide Safety: Local Students Find Lethal Levels in Rental Home

NORMAL- A group of local college students are learning a lesson they'll never forget after discovering lethal amounts of carbon monoxide in their home. The property is rented from Young America Realty. This week, the tenants say their carbon monoxide ...

Kewanee woman's 'brush with death' has life-saving message
When she was 17, Bea, or Beatrice as she was called back then, and her parents, George and Louise Addis, nearly died when their home filled with carbon monoxide 50 years ago this winter. Bea, now a paraprofessional at Irving School, shared her narrow ...

Firefighters say replace aged carbon monoxide detectors
The Southern

As part of an educational outreach program on the dangers of a silent killer, officials are urging the public to replace their carbon monoxide detectors and know the signs of carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon monoxide poisoning is responsible for an ...

The lowest U.L. 2034 carbon monoxide alarm test point is:
70 PPM to 149 PPM –
resist one hour, must alarm before 4 hours
Please read the alarm information on the package and in the instructions.

Increased education, awareness can prevent carbon monoxide poisoning
Minnesota Department of Commerce

SAINT PAUL, MN – Each year about 50,000 people visit emergency rooms in the United States for CO poisoning, and more than 500 die each year from this silent, odorless, colorless gas. As part of Winter Hazard Awareness Week (November 5-9), the Minnesota Department of Commerce warns Minnesotans of the dangers of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning and to take steps to avoid this “silent killer.”

Carbon monoxide kills, founder sends warning

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Carbon monoxide toxicity
Emergency Medicine Ireland -
By Andy Neill

Aviators – note:
Federal Aviation Administration warning; Carbon Monoxide: a Deadly Menace

Carbon Dioxide earth atmospheric update levels;
Current Data for Atmospheric CO2

· Heart rescue video using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

· 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.

American Red Cross - disaster relief

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