Saturday, December 14, 2013

Carbon Monoxide News December 14, 2013 - posts updated frequently

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“When it’s time for leaving, I hope you understand”
Ramblin Man - Allman Brothers - vintage 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
This added link (+) demonstrates why all first responders need to use personal CO monitors or instantaneous testing and alarming devices when responding to all calls.
+ 8 Sickened by Carbon Monoxide
NBC 10 Philadelphia

For the second time this morning, Philadelphia rescue crews have rushed people to the hospital after they were sickened by carbon monoxide. At one home, two emergency workers were also overcome and had to be hospitalized…
The carbon monoxide leak is the third major incident that has forced evacuations in the City of Calgary in the past 24 hours. Fire and ATCO crews were working…

CO scare at Rutland home

Fire officials say they did find unsafe levels of carbon monoxide in the home and determined it was due to a faulty furnace. Everyone in the home got out when ...

12 Die in Argentina from Inhaling Carbon Monoxide
Latin American Herald Tribune

BUENOS AIRES – Twelve members of the same family were found dead in the northern Argentine province of Jujuy showing signs of asphyxiation from inhaling…

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Or Common Cold?
All of those are symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning. The leak can seep out of furnaces, water heaters, stoves, burning fireplaces and anything that uses ...

A cheap life insurance policy
La Crosse Tribune

While preventing the build-up of deadly carbon monoxide gas is one reason to maintain furnaces and heaters each year, regular maintenance has other ...

Canadian Scientists Discover New Greenhouse Gas
E Canada Now

The false colors in this image represent levels of carbon monoxide in the lower atmosphere, ranging from about 390 parts per billion (dark brown pixels), to 220 ...

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