Thursday, January 30, 2014

Carbon Monoxide News January 30, 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.

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 
WPS teaches natural gas, carbon monoxide safety
Florence-forestnews –
Wisconsin Public Service (WPS) visited sixth graders in Crandon last week to educate them about the dangers of natural gas and carbon monoxide ...

Cold Weather Prompts Warning of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning –
“Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless gas created by incomplete combustion that's lethal even at low levels,” said Dr. Kenneth Larson,…

Two women, boy rushed to hospital for suspected carbon monoxide ...
Detroit Free Press –
Fire crews found a gas-powered generator running in the basement and high carbon monoxide levels in the home on the 18000 block of Barlow, near ...
2 Hospitalized After Carbon Monoxide Reported In Residence –
Eight people were taken to the hospital Wednesday morning after they were reportedly poisoned by carbon monoxide in a southeast Columbus ...

Linthicum hotel evacuated for carbon monoxide leak –
Firefighters found elevated levels of carbon monoxide on the hotel's first floor near a mechanical room, fire department spokesman Division Chief ...

If your carbon monoxide detector is 5+ years old, buy a new one
Nebraska Radio Network (Matt Kelley) –
Federal reports says Nebraska has one of the highest rates of carbon monoxide deaths in the nation, while January and February are among the ...

Man found dead in garage fire in Wimborne died from carbon ...
Bournemouth Echo –
A MAN who was found dead in his charred vintage car died of carbon monoxide poisoning due to smoke inhalation, an inquest heard yesterday…

2014 smoke detector, carbon monoxide alarm campaign begins
Irondequoit Post –
The Ridge Culver Fire Department has announced its 2014 Smoke Detector/Carbon Monoxide Alarm campaign. This campaign is offered to all ...

Charlotte Mechanical Offers Free CO Detectors to Help Protect from ...
AZoSensors –
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has identified Carbon Monoxide as the leading cause of gas poisoning deaths in the United States… 

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