Saturday, December 21, 2013

Carbon Monoxide News December 21, 2013 - posts updated frequently

Every day is a carbon monoxide safety education day.
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“It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad.” C. S. Lewis (1898-1963, 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
Ambulance called for 1 person at Ramada Inn 

A carbon monoxide incident caused Tapz, Bully's Chop House and the kitchen at the Ramada Inn to be evacuated Friday night. Aberdeen Fire and Rescue responded to the call at 6:31 p.m., Battalion Chief Randy Meister said…

Possible Carbon Monoxide Death In East Columbus

Firefighters smelled something off and suspected carbon monoxide. They tested the air and the tests showed a high level of carbon monoxide in the ...

Skokie May Penalize Owner Of Carbon Monoxide Building

Fines for a landlord failing to install carbon monoxide detectors could be as high as $750 per day. Twelve people went to the hospital Thursday for…

Two found dead in rural Springfield home, Carbon Monoxide ...

Carbon monoxide poisoning is suspected in the deaths of two people discovered in a rural Springfield home on Friday afternoon. The Brown County ...

Carbon monoxide leak in Lewiston sends 11 to hospital
Kennebec Journal

LEWISTON — Lewiston officials say a car left running in a garage was the source of a carbon monoxide leak that sent nearly a dozen people to the ...

Carbon monoxide a danger with generators, NH officials warn

Unintentional carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning kills and injures people across the nation and New Hampshire each year. “Generators are one of the ...

Rolling Meadows' RadioMD warns that Colder Weather brings ...
Chicago Tribune

“Once furnaces, space heaters, and fireplaces are in full use, it poses potential risks such as carbon monoxide poisoning and fires,” according to Dr…

Staying safe and warm this winter
Daily Mining Gazette

Although her house had a carbon monoxide detector, Cischke said she found from the representative of Blue Terra Energy those devices don't ...

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