Thursday, January 23, 2014

Carbon Monoxide News January 23, 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.

"You can't always get what you want" Rolling Stones - 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 
Three Sent to Shock Trauma with Carbon Monoxide Poisoning –
There was a carbon monoxide detector in the home but it wasn't working, officials said….

NatureSweet hit with notice of carbon monoxide violation
Eastern Arizona Courier –
Carbon monoxide emission testing was conducted Oct. 14-17, 2013, on 13 diesel-fired generators. The test report was received Nov. 20, 2013, and indicated that each of the 13 generators listed in Permit 53618 significantly exceeded the carbon monoxide emission limit under the operating permit…

Madison firefighters discover gas leak while installing CO alarms
Madison firefighters averted a potential disaster recently by discovering a gas leak as they were installing Carbon Monoxide alarms at a local home…

1 critical, 3 injured by carbon monoxide incident in Randallstown
ABC2 News –
RANDALLSTOWN, Md. - Police said one person is in critical condition following a 911 call for a carbon monoxide incident in Randallstown…

Symptons of carbon monoxide poisoning
(WWLP) 22News
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – If you don't have a working carbon monoxide detector in your home, you may not know if you're getting poisoned by ...

New Jersey Couple Found Dead In Garage Possibly Succumbed To ...
Huffington Post –
Investigators ruled out foul play almost immediately, making it appear more and more likely that carbon monoxide poisoning caused their deaths…

Dover's NRG allegedly releases carbon monoxide
WDEL 1150AM &
One of the state's largest energy facilities has allegedly released a hazardous chemical into the air…

Carbon Monoxide Levels Especially Dangerous During Winter
HARRISONBURG, Va. With the chance of the power going out, some people may turn to alternative heat sources. As a result, carbon monoxide levels ...

Tonawanda News –
A North Tonawanda family says they're lucky to be alive after exposure to high levels of carbon monoxide 
Jan. 5 in their Niagara ...

Two North Cornwall families saved from 'silent killer'
This is Cornwall –
A SECOND North Cornwall family has been saved from the "silent killer" carbon monoxide in just two weeks. Four people in a house at The Butts, ...

An Herbalist Eats: A Carbon Monoxide Detector Saved Our Lives
An Herbalist Eats (Jeni Flaa) –
Our carbon monoxide detector started beeping. I panicked and took the dog outside while my husband checked the device. Fortunately, it wanted to ...

Kids Are Doing OK After Carbon Monoxide Scare –
Since the water was higher than the exhaust pipe, it prevented the carbon monoxide fumes from escaping the vehicle. The fumes became trapped ...

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