Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Carbon Monoxide News December 18, 2013 - posts updated frequently

Every day is a carbon monoxide safety education day.
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“Tragedy is like strong acid - it dissolves away all but the very gold of truth.”
D. H. Lawrence (1885-1930, 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
+ Six people ill at Puslinch factory with suspected carbon monoxide ...
   Waterloo Record

    PUSLINCH — Six people fell ill with suspected carbon monoxide poisoning at a factory along   Highway 401 at Highway 6 in Puslinch Township on…
+ Glastonbury Festival carbon monoxide alarm handouts save family's ...
   Central Somerset Gazette

   A FAMILY'S life was saved thanks to a free carbon monoxide detector given out by Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service at Glastonbury ...
Vineland families displaced by carbon monoxide levels, fire officials ...
The Bridgeton News -

VINELAND — Two families were displaced from a house on Peach Street on Tuesday morning because of increased carbon monoxide levels in the ...

Family recovering from CO poisoning|
Midland Daily News

A Breckenridge family is recovering after being sickened by carbon monoxide gas in their home last week. The Wright family — son Zane, mother Lori ...

New Law Requires Smoke and CO Detectors
NBC Connecticut

"Five years ago, my sister, Caroline, her husband, Parker, my nephew, Owen and my niece, Sophie, died from carbon monoxide poisoning," said ...

Be mindful of CO poisoning symptoms
Richfield Reaper

While staying home curled up near a heater sounds nice, this is the time of year that people need to be aware of the symptoms of carbon monoxide ...

Calgarian sues scuba training organization after wife's death

But Hale said the problem with that is carbon monoxide is tasteless and ... "It does say that there's a problem with carbon monoxide, PADI did not leave…

Health departments inspecting hotels for carbon monoxide alarms

Area health departments are inspecting hotels and other lodging establishments to ensure they have installed carbon monoxide alarms in accordance ...

Monroe County teen's death raises call for change
Pocono Record

Meg Watt of Stroudsburg holds the class ring of her late brother, Michael Hopkins. Hopkins died of exposure to carbon monoxide Melissa ...

Device to help firefighters detect blood poisoning
Alton Telegraph

“We are thankful that we received the grant to purchase a RAD 57 pulse oximeter. The new device will screen blood for carbon monoxide….
(See the non-invasive RAD-57) View the features of the RAD 57

Montfort staff tip fire crews to carbon monoxide leak

An apartment building on Cobourg Street in Ottawa got a new furnace and new carbon monoxide detectors Tuesday after a brush with disaster on…  

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