Friday, December 20, 2013

Carbon Monoxide News December 20, 2013 - posts updated frequently

Every day is a carbon monoxide safety education day.
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"In the Air Tonight" - Phil Collins - music 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 people at Toys R Us

First responders tell us the carbon monoxide might have leaked form a propane unit that was used overnight. They say the level inside the store was ...

Carbon monoxide scare at northeast Rochester home

ROCHESTER, Minn. -- A double scare for a Rochester family after their carbon monoxide detectors sounded off twice within six hours…

Workers' gas horror as men overcome by carbon monoxide ...
The Cairns Post

POLICE officers pulled two unconscious workers from a Cairns office building after they were exposed to a dangerous levels of carbon monoxide this ...

Family escapes death in carbon monoxide horror
Irish Mirror

A mum of three has revealed it's a miracle her family are still alive after deadly carbon monoxide fumes nearly wiped them out. Terrified Aoife said she ...

York County attorney confirms: Couple died from carbon monoxide ...
Omaha World-Herald

York County Attorney Candace Dick has confirmed that the “official cause of death for both Charles and Juanita Bailey was carbon monoxide ...

Winter Warning: Portable Generators Hold Top Spot in CPSC Report ...
Sacramento Bee

Carbon monoxide (CO) is an invisible killer, and portable gas generators emit a lot of CO ...

Preparedness Gift This Holiday Season May Save A Life

All-hazards weather radios, smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, and vehicle preparedness kits are all gifts that every Hoosier could use…

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