Thursday, December 12, 2013

Carbon Monoxide News December 12, 2013 - posts updated frequently

Every day is a carbon monoxide safety education day.
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“How strange to use 'You only live once' as an excuse to throw it away.”
Bill Copeland

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 

"Strange Brew" - Cream - vintage music link

CO and Air Quality News Links
31 Hospitalized for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
NL Times

31 people were in a Rotterdam apartment building were brought to a hospital overnight after reporting symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning. The people ...

Franklin County family turns tragedy into hope

Carbon monoxide poisoning killed a Georgia teen in his car last February. As a way to cope with his death, Logan Newell's family started a foundation in his ...

La Crosse couple's Carbon Monoxide Scare

"The floor gas meter that we had that measures the amount of carbon monoxide or oxygen, a couple other gases, that started going off," said Capt…

Beware of carbon monoxide poisoning during winter months

They hyperbaric chamber at Scottsdale Healthcare. It is used for treating carbon monoxide poisoning, among other uses. While inside it, a patient breathes 100 percent oxygen with increased atmospheric pressure…

Daughter's CO scare leads to warning from U of S Pres
Follow up
It ends with a trip to emergency and a lesson in monitoring carbon monoxide detectors. "I got the dreaded text and email that said, "Everything's okay ... but," said ...

Corvallis man being treated for carbon monoxide poisoning
Corvallis Gazette Times
Follow up
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Hospital officials say an 82-year-old Corvallis man is recovering from severe carbon monoxide poisoning after lengthy exposure to 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