Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Carbon Monoxide News December 25, 2013 - posts updated frequently

Every day is a carbon monoxide safety education day.
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“Peace is not an awful lot to ask.”
"What are their names?" - David Crosby - 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
+Person dies from apparent carbon monoxide poisoning at Grand ...
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GRAND BLANC TOWNSHIP, MI -- For the second Christmas in a row, someone has died from apparent carbon monoxide poisoning in Genesee ...

5 dead in Canada after ice storm
Toronto - Five people in Canada are dead, likely from carbon monoxide poisoning, police said on Tuesday, as tens of thousands remain without ...

Firefighters, Doctors Concerned About Power Outage Dangers

Sparrow Hospital has seen an increase in carbon monoxide poisoning during the power outage. “We call this kind of a silent killer because you never ...

Columbia Fire Department offers holiday safety tips

Make sure all fuel-burning equipment is vented to the outside to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon monoxide poisoning can cause illness ...

Cases of carbon monooxide poisoning on rise

As the mercury dips further, hospitals have been receiving increasing cases of patients suffering from carbon monoxide ...

Emergency crews scramble to keep up with calls
Hamilton Spectator

At the same time, fire officials are warning all residents to use caution in blackout conditions after a dramatic spike in carbon monoxide calls…

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