Thursday, September 19, 2013

Carbon Monoxide News September 19, 2013 - posts updated frequently

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“The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” Ralph Nader (1934, bio link)

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CO and Air Quality News Links
Downtown triplex evacuated for carbon monoxide
Hamilton Spectator

A downtown triplex has been evacuated after high levels of carbon monoxide were detected Tuesday morning. Emergency crews including Hamilton Fire, police ...

Woman confirmed dead from carbon monoxide poisoning in ...
Penn Live

A woman was reportedly killed during a house fire reported early Tuesday morning in Millcreek Township, according to the Lebanon County Coroner's Office…

Check gas appliances, urge NLC
Cumbernauld News

“Every year thousands of people across the UK are diagnosed with carbon monoxide poisoning. It is a highly poisonous gas. You can't see it, taste it or smell it,…

Climate: Not all gases related to fossil fuel combustion are rising in ...
Summit County Citizens Voice

FRISCO — Atmospheric carbon dioxide may be rising inexorably, but not all ... A new study of the Greenland snowpack shows that carbon monoxide levels rose slightly from 1950 until the 1970s, then declined strongly to present-day values. The CO decline coincides with improvements in combustion technology, in particular the introduction of catalytic converters in automobiles,”…
Who is responsible for the air you breathe? Take control inside your homes.

-Link to: CO alarm standards 
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 packageand in the instructions. Know when your fire department and emergency responders begin wearing their breathing apparatus and what their civilian evacuation levels are for carbon monoxide; it may be before 70 PPM. It is for pregnant women, infants & children, the elderly and all people of vulnerable health. Bob Dwyer, CSME Carbon Monoxide Safety

Consider low level protection for carbon monoxide and smoldering fire detection problems; don't leave anyone behind.

These following links may be of some use to you:
The World Clock - Time Zones
- Google Maps-
- Earthquake Map

American Red Cross
- Air Quality Guide for Particle Pollution
- Heart Rescue using an (AED)

Current Data for Atmospheric CO2
- Federal Aviation Administration CO warning
- Carbon monoxide toxicity-Emergency Medicine Ireland
- Carbon Monoxide Survivor- Views from those who have been poisoned.
- Carbon Monoxide detection- National Fire Protection Association

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

Carbon monoxide kills, founder sends warning

· Please take CARBON MONOXIDE SAFETY CARE during all holiday and everyday activities.

National Conference of State Legislatures
Carbon Monoxide Detectors State Statutes

Twenty-seven U.S. states have statutes that require carbon monoxide detectors in certain residential buildings. Updated Nov. 2011
| 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

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