Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Carbon Monoxide News December 11, 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.

“It is an acknowledged truth in philosophy that a just theory will always be confirmed by experiment.” Thomas Malthus (1866-1934, bio link)

Red Cross - Typhoon Appeal  continues in the Philippines. Another please, with hopes of another thank you. Bob Dwyer, CSME Carbon Monoxide Safety

Red Cross - Disaster Relief to safely assist law enforcement, fire department, utility company, city, county and state authorities as repair and rebuilding moves forward. Bob Dwyer, CSME Carbon Monoxide Safety
Prevent carbon monoxide poisoning to yourself and others. Measure carbon monoxide for safety and knowledge. The more you test the more you learn. Measurement is education at its best. Bob Dwyer, CSME Carbon Monoxide Safety 

CO and Air Quality News Links
5 treated for carbon monoxide poisoning symptoms in Lebanon
Bangor Daily News

LEBANON, Maine — A family of five escaped serious illness Monday after it was reported they were experiencing symptoms similar to carbon monoxide ...

Responders sent to Laurel View Village for carbon monoxide call
Daily American Online

Somerset County Control dispatched emergency responders to Laurel View Village in Davidsville Tuesday afternoon for a carbon monoxide call. Six patients ...

1 dead, 7 hospitalized with carbon monoxide poisoning from home ...
The Denver Channel

Carbon monoxide poisoning is suspected in killing one person and causing seven others to become ill Tuesday morning in Commerce City, according to the…

Elderly man suffers severe carbon monoxide poisoning
The Register-Guard

An 82-year-old Corvallis man was treated for severe carbon monoxide poisoning at the Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend in Springfield Monday ...

Free carbon monoxide detectors available
Watauga Democrat

Often called "the silent killer," carbon monoxide is an invisible, odorless, colorless gas created when fuels such as propane, wood, oil, gasoline, coal, natural gas ...

Seven dead in two carbon monoxide incidents in Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Seven people, five of them children, have been killed by carbon monoxide in western Turkey in two days, investigators said…  

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