Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Carbon Monoxide News February 26, 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.

“Reactionary: a man walking backwards with his face to the future.”
Aneurin Bevan (1897-1960, bio link)

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 
Nearly A Dozen Bus Passengers Sent To Hospital
CA - About a dozen passengers headed for Reno on a tour bus became sick Sunday morning. The California Highway Patrol says a carbon monoxide ...

Will Your Detector Protect You From Carbon Monoxide?
CBS Local
(CBS) – With enough exposure carbon monoxide can be deadly. We saw that last month in an Oak Brook home where one man died and seven ...

Carbon monoxide leak forces daycare evacuation
Innisfail Province
A Penhold daycare was evacuated last week following the release of high levels of carbon monoxide coming from the building's furnace…

Police: 13 people taken to hospital for carbon monoxide poisoning in Cicero
Suburban Life Publications
CICERO – According to police reports, 13 people were rushed to MacNeal Hospital for symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning at about 9:24 p.m. ...

'Silent killer' codes vary from state to state
Providence Eyewitness News
PROVIDENCE, RI (WPRI) – When it comes to carbon monoxide detector requirements in restaurants, fire codes in Massachusetts and Rhode Island ...

Hempstead officials want carbon monoxide detectors in businesses
Hempstead Town officials plan to introduce legislation next month to require carbon monoxide detectors in many businesses and public facilities…

Carbon monoxide dangers
Amarillo, TX - Some in our area have concerns about carbon monoxide dangers at businesses, after a fatal incident in a New York restaurant...

After deadly incident, Legal Seafoods plans to install carbon monoxide detectors
The popular Legal Seafoods restaurant in Huntington was especially packed Saturday night when 28 people suffered carbon monoxide poisoning ...

Resort To Install Carbon Monoxide Detectors
OGUNQUIT, Maine (AP) – The fire chief in Ogunquit, Maine, says a time-share resort where guests were sickened by carbon monoxide won't be fined, ...

Gas leak puts 16 roommates in hospital
SIXTEEN people who shared an apartment in Jing'an District with 17 others were taken to hospital yesterday suffering with carbon monoxide ... 

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 

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.

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