Saturday, January 18, 2014

Carbon Monoxide News January 18, 2014 - posts updated frequently

Every day is a carbon monoxide safety education day. 
Scroll back in time through our archives for previous CO News links.

“I am surprised and embarrassed to be a part of the first American generation to leave the country in far worse shape than it was when we first came into it.” Hunter S. Thompson (1937-2005, 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 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 
Hotel owner Damon Mallatere was indicted by a grand jury and ...
Daily Mail
The North Carolina mother who nearly died from a carbon monoxide leak in a hotel that claimed the life of her 11-year-old son spoke about the…

5 people in hospital after 'extremely high' carbon monoxide levels in ...
The Providence Journal
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Five people were taken to the hospital Friday after "extremely high" carbon monoxide levels were detected in a home…

Winona Fire Department calls for Jan. 8-14, 2014
Winona Daily News
Department responded to the 500 block of Center Street for a carbon monoxide alarm. Upon arrival, the department found carbon ...

Man saved by carbon monoxide alarm on East Side
Wisconsin State Journal
An East Side man was fortunate he had a carbon monoxide alarm installed in December by the Madison Fire Department. The alarm saved his life ...

Winter safety tips from the fire department
Carbon monoxide is known as a silent killer. It has no taste, no smell, and is not visible in the air. The fire department is reminding people to take ...

High carbon monoxide levels found in warehouse
MyFox Phoenix
High carbon monoxide levels found in warehouse .... Chief Jay Ducote says crews detected high levels of carbon monoxide in the warehouse due to a ...

Republic Services Will Expand Carbon Monoxide Testing At ...
St. Louis Public Radio
Republic Services has agreed to expand the testing for carbon monoxide it does at its landfill in Bridgeton, where a subsurface fire has burned for ... 

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