Monday, January 13, 2014

Carbon Monoxide News January 13, 2014 - posts updated frequently

Every day is a carbon monoxide safety education day. 
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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 

"Nationally, the Red Cross provides food and shelter to people affected by as many as 70,000 fires annually, or about one fire every eight minutes."
Red Cross to share fire safety tips
The News Herald
PANAMA CITY, FL – The American Red Cross volunteers will spend Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which falls on Jan. 20 this year, canvassing neighborhoods in the... 

CO and Air Quality News Links 
Fire hazards a concern during cold snaps
The Union Leader
Pelham Fire Chief Jim Midgley said that using liquid space heaters indoors, such as kerosene heaters, can lead to carbon-monoxide buildup, which ...

“The next thing I remember, I was in the ambulance,”
Colorless, odorless danger
Port Huron Times Herald
Carbon monoxide alarms should be installed in a central location outside each sleeping area and on every level of the home…

Indonesian housemaid dies of carbon monoxide poisoning in ...
The two Indonesian women inhaled carbon monoxide that emanated from the burning coal, which gave them suffocation, doctors said. An official at ...

6 hospitalized for carbon monoxide exposure
Austin American-Statesman
It was the second time Austin-Travis County EMS has used cardiac monitors that can measure carbon monoxide levels since they were installed about ...

Six saved at carbon monoxide house
"The gas monitor displayed a positive reading for carbon monoxide in the building and the source of the carbon monoxide was isolated…

Morwenstow householders affected by carbon monoxide poisoning
This is Cornwall
A carbon monoxide alarm alerted occupants of a property at Morwenstow, near Bude early this morning. The occupants reported that they were feeling…

Steel Ice Center reopens in Bethlehem after carbon monoxide sends ...
The Express Times -
People gather Saturday outside the Steel Ice Center in Bethlehem, where carbon monoxide send 20 people to hospitals… 

 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 package and 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: 

· 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 
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| 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