Saturday, February 1, 2014

Carbon Monoxide News February 1, 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.

“Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.” Buddha (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 
Four Hospitalized After CO Leak
NBC Chicago –
Four people were sent to a Chicago hospital after suffering from apparent carbon monoxide poisoning. Chicago firefighters responded to a home on ...

Apartment building evacuated after carbon monoxide leak; 1 hospi ... –
NORTH MIAMI, Fla. -- Firefighters have evacuated an apartment building Friday night following a carbon monoxide leak, an incident that sent a ...

Watch out for the silent killer: carbon monoxide: 10 tips to prevent ...
Plainsman –
Carbon monoxide is winter's “silent killer.” With temperatures reaching below zero or hovering just above in much of the country this month, California ...

Carbon monoxide problems continue at Bethlehem Steel Ice Center
Allentown Morning Call –
Potentially harmful levels of carbon monoxide have been detected twice in the Bethlehem Steel Ice Center since 20 people were sickened by the ...

Vulnerable residents to get carbon monoxide detectors –
Hundreds of Wolverhampton residents are to be given carbon monoxidedetectors to help keep them safe thanks to a new initiative…

Euro Tech US Ops » Are you living with Carbon Monoxide? –
Todays modern technology gives us wonderful products for our homes. From standard to high efficiency gas or oil heating systems, decorative gas …

Researchers report on new catalyst to convert greenhouse gases ...
Phys.Org –
A UD engineering research team led by Feng Jiao has developed a highly selective catalyst capable of electrochemically converting carbon dioxide 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 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