Friday, March 14, 2014

Carbon Monoxide News March 14, 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.

“You're never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child.” Dr. Seuss (1904-1991, bio link)

Help prevent injuries and deaths 
Measure carbon monoxide for safety and knowledge. The more you test the more you learn. Measurement is continuing education at its best. Bob Dwyer, CSME Carbon Monoxide Safety 

CO and Air Quality News Links
Va. Beach Wal-Mart closed after carbon monoxide found
The Virginian-Pilot
Dispatchers said they received a report about the problem shortly before 7:45 a.m. The store has a carbon monoxide detector and workers called to ... 

Meriden man dies in carbon monoxide accident
Meriden Record-Journal
Robert Williams, 67, an employee of Custom Carpets, was found dead at the retail store at 10 Stack St. in Middletown on Tuesday afternoon…

North Hempstead to Introduce New Legislation on Carbon Monoxide Detectors
The hearing comes just weeks after a carbon monoxide poisoning incident in Huntington that caused the death of a restaurant manager and more ...

Determining the Number of Occurrences From Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Does a carbon monoxide leak in a duplex apartment building constitute a single occurrence or multiple occurrences for purposes of liability insurance ...

Dirty air prompts free public transport in Paris
Public transportation in the capital will be 'gratuit' from Friday morning to Sundaynight, as officials do a battle with a spike in troublingly poor air quality ...

Curbing emissions
Pueblo Chieftain
THE COLORADO Air Quality Control Commission has approved new rules to limitair pollution from oil and gas drilling in the state. The regulations …

Chevron to relocate employee families affected by haze
Jakarta Post
Air quality in several areas of Riau, such as Bangko, Dumai, Duri and Rumbai, has worsened due to pollution caused by thick haze from land fires in ...

Congested Portsmouth roads gives city high air pollution level
Portsmouth News
According the Daily Air Quality Index, produced by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), air pollution in south east England ...

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-eight U.S. states have statutes that require carbon monoxide detectors in certain residential buildings. Updated Feb. 2014
Alaska | California | Colorado | Connecticut | Delaware | Florida |Georgia | Illinois | Maine | Maryland | MassachusettsMichigan |Minnesota | Montana | New Jersey | New Hampshire | New York |North Carolina | Oregon | Pennsylvania |Rhode Island | Texas | Utah |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