Friday, December 21, 2012

Carbon Monoxide News December 21, 2012 - posts updated frequently - Every day is a carbon monoxide safety education day

CO alarm standards know when you are protected

 “It is a bit embarrassing to have been concerned with the human problem all one's life and find at the end that one has no more to offer by way of advice than 'try to be a little kinder.'” Aldous Huxley (1894-1963, bio link)

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Spate of carbon monoxide poisonings prompt state warning
Bangor Daily News
In another recent incident, a carbon monoxide detector alerted a family to the presence of the poisonous gas coming from a wood stove, allowing them to get out of their home safely, according to the release. The overwhelming majority of poisonings ...

Norfolk woman examined after carbon monoxide exposure
Attleboro Sun Chronicle

NORFOLK — A local woman was taken to a Boston hospital this morning after fire officials responded to her home for a carbon monoxide emergency. Michelle Lauria, 36, was taken to Brigham & Woman's Hospital as a precaution because she was pregnant ...

Fire crews and police attend carbon monoxide leak in Bideford
This is North Devon

THREE fire crews and police attended a property in Bideford last night at 9.30pm after reports of a gas leak. Two crews from Bideford and a crew from Barnstaple confirmed there was a carbon monoxide leak at the house in Meddon Street. Police, who also ...

Woodmen Tower evacuated after carbon monoxide alarm sounds
Omaha World-Herald

Woodmen Tower evacuated after carbon monoxide alarm sounds. Omaha World-Herald. Share. The Woodmen Tower at 17th and Farnam Streets was evacuated around 1:30 p.m. after a carbon monoxide alarm. MUD officials are on the scene working on a ...

Bodmin man has lucky escape after carbon monoxide leak
This is Cornwall

A BODMIN man had a "very lucky escape" after a faulty gas heater pumped out deadly carbon monoxide into his home. Fire crews from Bodmin were called to the St Georges Crescent property at around 5pm yesterday. A Lifeline alarm – which is monitored ...

Fire officials stress measures to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning
Sacramento Bee

In anticipation of stormy weather accompanying the official arrival of winter, Sacramento Fire Department officials urge residents to check their carbon monoxide detectors and make sure they have one on each level of their home. Often referred to as ...

The lowest U.L. 2034 & CSA 6.19 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)

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· 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

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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 CO-Experts Model 2014 Brochure
Masimo (See the non-invasive RAD-57)
Mahugh Fire & Safety
ESCO Institute
TPI - Test Products International