Friday, December 6, 2013

Carbon Monoxide News December 6, 2013 - posts updated frequently

Every day is a carbon monoxide safety education day.
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“It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.”
Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862, 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  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

CO and Air Quality News Links
Murfreesboro woman recovering after carbon monoxide poisoning
WSMV Nashville

More than a month after a horrific carbon monoxide poisoning accident at the Talladega race track that killed her husband, a Murfreesboro woman is slowly…

Ventless fireplace may be cause of carbon monoxide poisoning of 4 ...
Tulsa firefighters were called to a north Tulsa home just south of East Pine Street near North Irvington Avenue around 6 p.m. and discovered carbon monoxide in…

Ministry of Emergency Situations warn citizens about carbon ...
APA Rashad Suleymanov –
Baku. Ministry of Emergency Situations has warned citizens about carbon monoxide poisoning, APA reports quoting the official ...

Crown Boiler recalls home heating boilers due to carbon monoxide ...
Contractor Mag

The air pressure switch can fail to shut down the burners in the event that there is a blockage in the vent system. This recall involves Crown Boiler CWD series ...

Plant workers recover from carbon monoxide poisoning symptoms

WANAMINGO, Minn. (FOX 47) -- Three people are recovering after showing signs of carbon monoxide poisoning at a food processing and packaging plant in ...

Beware of Heating Dangers During Cold Weather

When it gets cold outside, rescue workers often see an increase in-house fires and carbon monoxide poisoning. “We`ve noticed an increase in the use of space…

Fire company wins award
Bucks County Courier Times

"Carbon monoxide detectors are essential to household safety today," said Fire Chief Herb Slack. "The award will be used to support this continued initiative…

Ice storms pose unique challenges
Clarksville Leaf Chronicle

Any system that burns fuel will produce carbon monoxide. Carbon monoxide poisoning is the leading cause of accidental poisoning deaths in the United States…

Boone PD To Present Its Investigative Case File Rgarding Best ...
High Country Press

The Boone Police Department will present its investigative case file regarding the carbon monoxide deaths in Room 225 of the Best Western in…

Are plastics the new natural gas?
Professor Yiannis Levendis and doctoral candidate Chuanwei Zhuo have developed a combustion system that cleanly burns plastics as efficiently as natural gas ...

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