Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Carbon Monoxide News December 24, 2013 - posts updated frequently

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I wish you a hopeful Christmas
I wish you a brave New Year
All anguish pain and sadness
Leave your heart and let your road be clear.

Peter Sinfield, for Emerson, Lake & Palmer
(Listen to - I believe in Father Christmas)
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
Storm victims dead from carbon monoxide poisoning

Police say there was no access to the house from the garage but the carbon monoxide still made its way inside the home. Newcastle had been without…

Health Department warns of carbon monoxide danger

BURLINGTON – The Vermont Department of Health is reporting multiple cases of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning in the Northeast Kingdom…

+Carbon monoxide poisoning
Global Times

An elderly couple living in Mingguangcun, Haidian district, was poisoned by carbon monoxide on December 21. The woman died and her husband ...

Be Aware Of Home Heating Issues
Jamestown Post Journal

Severe illness and even death from long-term carbon monoxide exposure caused by faulty heating equipment that hasn't been serviced properly ...

Winter Storm Gemini: Power Outages Could Last Days in Michigan
Wunderground.com (blog)
The Department of Health says there were about half a dozen reports of people being sickened by carbon monoxide poisoning in one day…

Substance leak sends six to hospital
Wellington Advertiser

PUSLINCH - A carbon monoxide leak at a business here sent six people to hospital last week. On Dec. 18 at about 7:23am Wellington County OPP ...

Carbon monoxide detectors need to be in all homes Ontario, Canada
Come 2014, carbon monoxide detectors will be a mandatory addition to residences across the province with the recent passing of the Hawkins Gignac…

Family Suffers Carbon Monoxide Poisoning From Generator

State police said the family suffered carbon monoxide poisoning overnight after being overcome by fumes from a generator. Emergency crews were…

Carbon-monoxide victim from Bexley identified
Columbus Dispatch

Carbon-monoxide levels of about 600 parts per million were found when Columbus medics arrived. Normal household levels are less than 30 parts ...

Carbon Monoxide From Oven Sends 9 To Hospital

A family of nine ended up in the hospital with carbon monoxide poisoning early Sunday morning. That's after firefighters say they tried to heat their ...

Low-level CO poisoning can cause health issues

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Winter is the season where there are typically more cases of carbon monoxide poisoning. But you don't need to be exposed 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 Carbonmonoxidekills.com

· 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