Saturday, September 28, 2013

Carbon Monoxide News September 28, 2013 - posts updated frequently

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Woman, two kids suffer from carbon monoxide poisoning
Massillon Independent

A pregnant woman and two young children were taken to area hospitals Thursday night for treatment after city firefighters found high levels of carbon monoxide ...

Wilmington firefighters to go door-to-door around West Fifth, North ...
The News Journal

Beginning at 9 a.m., firefighters will be distributing fire prevention pamphlets and will provide and install smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors in the…

Advice on how to stay CO safe at University of Portsmouth
Portsmouth News
STUDENTS at the University of Portsmouth will be better protected against the dangers of carbon monoxide. Freshers at the university have this week been given life-saving advice as part of a safety awareness clinic run during Freshers’ Week. More than 16,000 students visited the two-day Freshers’ Fayre, where they received essential information on how to stay CO safe, including having working carbon monoxide alarms.

Practical Considerations for Converting Boilers to Burn Gas

The enormous reserves of natural gas at comparatively low prices and increasing regulatory pressure to reduce emissions from coal-fired generation combine to make natural gas today’s fuel of choice. What happens to existing coal-fired plants? The preferred solution is to “refuel” with natural gas…

Renovations will need CO detectors to comply with new laws
Herald Scotland

... they will be required to comply with the new rules on the installation of Carbon Monoxide (CO) detectors in any property that has sleeping accommodation…

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:
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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