Monday, October 14, 2013

Carbon Monoxide News October 14, 2013 - posts updated frequently

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17 sickened by carbon monoxide at NE Pa. theater
WJAC Johnstown

BERWICK, Pa. (AP) -- Seventeen people had to be treated for carbon monoxide poisoning after attending a movie theater in northeastern Pennsylvania…

Carbon Monoxide alarm call out at Truro property
This is The West Country

Carbon Monoxide alarm call out at Truro property ... were treated for the effects of carbon monoxide after an alarm caused a call out for firefighters on Sunday…

Firefighters stress importance of carbon monoxide detectors

MERIDIAN -- As the temperatures drop and we turn up our furnaces and heaters, we are also turning up the chance of a carbon monoxide leak. That's why ...

Firefighters Distribute Free Smoke Alarms and Batteries For National ...

Test your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors monthly to make sure ... situations such as home fires, carbon monoxide leaks and natural disasters…

4 taken to hospital for carbon monoxide poisoning

Medenwald said carbon monoxide builds up in a house because of an incomplete burning of natural gas, and is the result of gas not venting properly out of a ...

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

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