Thursday, January 2, 2014

Carbon Monoxide News January 2, 2014 - posts updated frequently

Every day is a carbon monoxide safety education day.
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“If you could talk to me, what news would you bring?”
"Voices in the Sky" - Moody Blues - 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
Carbon monoxide exposure at Loudoun County townhouse sends ...
Washington DC
14 people were hospitalized after being exposed to carbon monoxide at a townhouse in Ashburn, Va. Loudoun County fire and rescue personnel ...

Lives saved with use of carbon monoxide detector
Alpena News

WILSON TOWNSHIP - A carbon monoxide detector alerted a Wilson Township household in time to prevent injury Monday. Wilson Township ...

Fumes Sicken Wash. Family Traveling in Van

A family of seven believed to have suffered carbon monoxide poisoning while traveling in their van was sent to a local hospital Tuesday as a ...

Carbon monoxide poisoning claims 3 lives in as many days
Focus Taiwan News Channel

Two students from Chiayi University died in their rented apartment Wednesday, apparently of carbon monoxide poisoning, two days after a ...

Caution necessary in use of generators
Port Huron Times Herald

Misusing generators can cause a number of problems, the most serious of which is carbon monoxide poisoning. State Fire Marshal Richard Miller said ...

Eight years since Sago
West Virginia MetroNews

“The common school of thought might be they tried to find an area that was not yet contaminated by the carbon monoxide and smoke and tried to…

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