Thursday, January 16, 2014

Carbon Monoxide News January 16, 2014 - posts updated frequently

Every day is a carbon monoxide safety education day. 
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"Redemption Song" - Bob Marley - 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 

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. 

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 
Carbon monoxide leak sends apartment resident to hospital
The Ann Arbor News -
A carbon monoxide leak sent one resident of an Ypsilanti apartment house to the hospital and displaced the others early Wednesday morning, officials…

Port Huron family recovers from carbon monoxide
Kansas City Star
Nichols would spend nearly two days in the hospital with carbon monoxide ... pumping the home they bought in July full of carbon monoxide…

One dead, one critical in South End carbon monoxide poisoning
Cumberland Times-News
CUMBERLAND — A city man died of apparent carbon monoxide poisoning and an Ellerslie man was hospitalized in critical condition while painting in ...

Health report: Be sure to check your CO detector
The Daily News Online
With Jack Frost nipping at our noses, seeking warm shelter is satisfying but you need to be aware of carbon monoxide poisoning…

Carbon Monoxide detectors mandatory across province
According to Health Canada, carbon monoxide is a colourless, odourless and tasteless gas that is hard to spot without a detector. King said this law…

Iran: 81 workers poisoned by Carbon Monoxide gas
More than 80 workers become poisoned after inhaling carbon monoxide gas due to unsuitable conditions at work and factories. 69 workers working in ...

William Mattar and The Amanda Hansen Foundation Team Up With ...
Carbon Monoxide is most often referred to as the “silent killer” because it is odorless, colorless and tasteless. The best way of telling if it is present in ...

Briggs & Stratton Corporation Encourages Winter Generator Safety
Wall Street Journal
Portable generators are powered by small engines that emit potentially harmful carbon monoxide gas. If carbon monoxide is not allowed to exhaust ...

Evacuated residents allowed to return to Melrose apartments
Residents evacuated on Jan. 3 for high carbon monoxide readings were allowed to return to their Melrose apartment building on Tuesday after ... 

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 
Alaska | Arkansas | California | Colorado | Connecticut | Florida |Georgia | Illinois | Maine | Maryland | Massachusetts| Michigan 
| 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