Thursday, December 26, 2013

Carbon Monoxide News December 26, 2013 - posts updated frequently

Every day is a carbon monoxide safety education day.
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“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela (1918-2013, 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
Apparent carbon monoxide leak displaces Harrisburg family on ...

The American Red Cross of Central Pennsylvania helped two adults and a child who were displaced by what was reported as a carbon monoxide ...

Ice storm death toll rises to 27
Belfast Telegraph

Five people are reported to have died of carbon monoxide poisoning in Canada, as thousands of homes are still without power following last ...

Man killed, wife, kids sickened by carbon monoxide
Iron Mountain Daily News

(AP) — Authorities in central Michigan say a 58-year-old man was killed and his wife and two children were sickened by carbon monoxide fumes from ...

Khan Younis woman dies of carbon monoxide poisoning
Ma'an News Agency

GAZA CITY (Ma'an) – A Palestinian woman died Thursday morning of carbon monoxide poisoning in her house in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza ...

Poison Gas Kills Eight Left in Dark After Storm
New York Times

The authorities reported a similar fatality in Michigan, and at least five people in eastern Canada were reported to have died from carbon monoxide…

Carbon Monoxide Reports Increase Seven-Fold This Year
Oye! Times

In another carbon-monoxide poisoning related incident today, two adults and two children were taken to hospital on Christmas morning after reports of ... It was explained that a total of 283 carbon monoxide-related reports were received from Saturday till Tuesday afternoon, though when it is compared with same time frame of last year, only 42 calls were reported....

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