Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Carbon Monoxide News December 3, 2013 - posts updated frequently

Every day is a carbon monoxide safety education day.
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"Let it go, Let it flow" - Dave Mason - 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  Illinois - The clean up, the Red Cross, volunteers, churches and all the good people surface and react as if this was their purpose in life, to help those who need help, and 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

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
+ Crown Boiler Recalls Home Heating Boilers Due to Carbon Monoxide ...

Consumers who continue using the boilers while awaiting repair, should have a working carbon monoxide alarm installed outside of sleeping areas in the home…

Suspected carbon monoxide poisoning in Shipdham home
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Emergency services were called to a house on Watton Road at around 10.15am after carbon monoxide was released in to the house in Shipdham. Fire crews ...

Family taken to hospital following carbon monoxide alarm
Clearfield Progress

MORRISDALE - Members of the Mike Tocimak family were taken to Clearfield Hospital yesterday morning after they were overcome with carbon monoxide ...

Eight people escape carbon monoxide poisonings
Janesville Gazette

Call 911 if anyone in the family is experiencing carbon monoxide symptoms, which include ... Install carbon monoxide detectors on each level of the home…

Four Hancock women hospitalized with carbon monoxide poisoning
Morris Sun Tribune

Four Hancock area women were taken by ambulance to Hennepin County medical Center Saturday morning due to carbon monoxide poisoning. Whitney ...

Leak under control at McDowell jail
McDowell News

A carbon monoxide leak at the McDowell County jail is under control and no new leaks or issues have been reported, according to Public Information Assistant ...

Canadian province makes CO detectors mandatory in all homes

Last week, lawmakers in Ontario, Canada, passed the Hawkins-Gignac Act, which requires the installation of carbon monoxide detectors in all homes with ...

Fire marshal offers holiday safety advice
The Star Democrat

By testing smoke alarms and CO (carbon monoxide) detectors, keeping exits clear of obstructions and maintaining fire alarms and fire sprinkler systems, we can ...

CO detectors
St. George Daily Spectrum

While this is a rather stark example of the problem of carbon monoxide poisoning, according to ... But carbon monoxide detectors aren't required in Utah schools…

Four people in Laurel treated for carbon monoxide exposure
Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online

Four people in Laurel were transported to the hospital after suffering carbon monoxide exposure Sunday evening, according to Prince George's County ...

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning At Ice Rink In Hungary

More than 60 people were treated in hospital in Zalaegerszeg, in west Hungary, on Saturday after suffering carbon monoxide poisoning at an ice skating rink…

5 Vicksburg children lucky to be alive

Five children, ranging in age from four to 13, escaped a house filled with Carbon Monoxide in Vicksburg, thanks to a relative.. When we got to the house, where it…

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