Monday, January 20, 2014

Carbon Monoxide News January 20, 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.

“History is a race between education and catastrophe.”
H. G. Wells (1866-1946, 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 
Saint Clair Carbon Monoxide Death
PA home page –
Saint Clair, Schuylkill County- The Schuylkill County Coroner says it appears carbon monoxide poisoning is to blame for a death in Saint Clair…

Two kids in hospital
Delhi News Record –
A small door had been left open and carbon monoxide from the garage entered the home. The two children, both boys, are under five-years of age are ...

Minneapolis buildings evacuated amid carbon monoxide, natural ...
Pioneer Press By Raya Zimmerman
Two Minneapolis apartment buildings were evacuated and a few residents hospitalized Saturday night after a gas leak at one and a carbon monoxide ...

Seven taken to Catholic Medical Center folllowing carbon monoxide ...
The Union Leader –
Gamache said there were no carbon monoxide detectors in the apartment building, which records show is owned by a Demetrios Krideras…

A Compton family was sickened by carbon monoxide
CBS Local – 
COMPTON — A Compton family was sickened Sunday morning by carbon monoxide fumes. Officials said six people — two women, four ...

Waterloo Fire Rescue Warn about Carbon Monoxide Poisoning ...
KW Now! –
Waterloo - With the cold winter weather upon us, Waterloo Fire Rescue is urging the public to be aware of the dangers of carbon monoxide (CO) ... 

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