Saturday, November 16, 2013

Carbon Monoxide News November 16, 2013 - posts updated frequently

Every day is a carbon monoxide safety education day.
Scroll back in time through our archives for previous CO News links.

“In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge.”
Aristotle (384 BCE -322 BCE, bio link)

Another natural disaster; more distress than those outside the damaged area can imagine. People of the world are asked again to do what they can to help the people clinging to life as the disaster’s hell continues in the Philippines. Another please, with hopes of another thank you. Bob Dwyer, CSME Carbon Monoxide Safety

CO and Air Quality News Links
Overloaded outlet cause of Shrewsbury fire, say officials
MetroWest Daily News

There were no carbon monoxide alarms in the home, said Coan. The fire ignited inside the home Wednesday at about 7:30 p.m. When firefighters arrived, Anne ...

Victim in Meadow Lakes carbon monoxide poisoning released from ...
Anchorage Daily News

WASILLA -- Joseph Hubbard returned to Alaska earlier this week, a survivor of the carbon monoxide poisoning that took his wife's life but spared their young daughter... Someone had installed an exhaust fan that was too powerful for the heating unit and the small utility room where it was located, according to a Mat-Su Borough emergency responder who investigated the leak…

Fire safety tips: Oregon fire marshal delivers warning about ...

This is the time of year when firefighters across the state start gearing up for fireplace embers igniting, space heaters overheating and carbon monoxide…

Winter is coming…BE SAFE
Leader and Times

It's also time to replace the batteries in smoke detectors and carbon monoxide monitors, and to make sure their limited lifetime hasn't expired. Hardware stores ...

Carbon dioxide's new-found signalling role could be applied to ...
The Almagest

New research reveals exactly how the body measures carbon dioxide and suggests that far from being a metabolic waste product, it could play a key role as 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