Thursday, December 19, 2013

Carbon Monoxide News December 19, 2013 - posts updated frequently

Every day is a carbon monoxide safety education day.
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“When you look into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you.”
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900, 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
++Carbon Monoxide Sickens 10 at Two Baltimore County Homes
NBC4 Washington

Ten people were sickened by carbon monoxide in two separate incidents at homes in Dundalk, Md., Baltimore County officials said. Rescue crews… 

++Construction may have caused carbon monoxide leak

First responders were called about 12:25 a.m. today to the 4200 block of Dodge Lane Northeast, where they found elevated levels of carbon monoxide ...
+6 transported after carbon monoxide detected in Dundalk home
ABC2 News 
Six people were taken to area hospitals for evaluation and treatment after high levels of carbon monoxide were detected inside a home in the 1600 ... 
A Skokie Fire Department official said it appeared the sickness was caused by carbon monoxide poisoning. They were taken to area hospitals from the ...

Carbon monoxide leak south of Guelph sends six to hospital
CTV News

“On arrival we found six patients suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning,” Puslinch deputy fire chief Steven Goode tells CTV News. “Vomiting and ...

Smoking mothers targeted by new campaign
ITV News

BabyClear is aimed at reducing complications during pregnancy, by showing mothers who smoke how carbon monoxide can affect their unborn child…

New EMS Technology Saves Austin Family Of 8

And it can also check your blood for carbon monoxide. Just last week EMS workers told us they were on a routine medical call but because of the new ...

Death from charcoal heating raises alarm as winter takes hold
Arab News

Carbon monoxide is a product of combustion of organic matter under conditions of restricted oxygen supply, which prevents complete oxidation to ...

Beware‚ sources of heat can cause death
Himalayan Times

Dr Dirgha Singh Bam, former health secretary, says, “During the winter, the amount of carbon monoxide is more than oxygen and carbon monoxide ...

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