Saturday, February 22, 2014

Carbon Monoxide News February 22, 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.
We can learn from others mistakes and efforts to prevent poisoning.

“In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.” Albert Camus (1913-1960, 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 
High carbon monoxide level caused Taco Bell to be evacuated Friday
iFIBER One News
They found the nozzles on a propane cooking machine, used for boiling water, was producing excessive carbon monoxide and traces of propane ...

Carbon monoxide likely cause of Macon man's death
Bibb County Deputy Coroner Lonnie Miley said family members went to check on Walter Austin on Thursday evening at his Hurley Park home, after ...

Updates & Follow up stories
Children get sick and pet budgie dies after carbon monoxide leak
Essex Chronicle
A FATHER of two says his family were nearly killed by a carbon monoxide leak that claimed the life of the family budgie…

Gas kills 2 on Flaming Gorge
Green River Star
Two Utah residents died in an accidental case of carbon monoxide poisoning on the Flaming Gorge early Monday morning. A media release from the ...

Plaistow Tragedy Highlights the Dangers of Carbon Monoxide
The deaths of three people in Plaistow due to carbon monoxide poisoning earlier this week is focusing renewed attention on the potential dangers of ...

COMMUNITY LINKS: Carbon monoxide detectors save lives
Nova News Now
Sure enough, the cause was traced to carbon monoxide emissions from a new furnace. Fortunately the family recovered after a six-hour hospital visit ... 

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