Sunday, March 23, 2014

Carbon Monoxide News March 23, 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.

“Have you seen dignity?”
"Dignity" Bob Dylan - music 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
Accidental carbon monoxide poisoning cause of sign magnate Harold Newman's death
JAMESTOWN, N.D. – An accidental carbon monoxide poisoning killed Harold Newman, the founder of the sign company here that bears his name, ...

Smog Insurance for Ruined Vacations Hits Market
Those whose vacations are affected by heavy air pollution can obtain compensation if they purchase the insurance…

Petition targets Pa. coke plant
Indiana Gazette
They say the Shenango Inc. plant has a 35-year history of air pollution violations and violated county air quality standards on 330 days in a 432-day ...

Emission testing helps motorists to save more fuel
Lanka Business Today
“Our efforts should not be viewed negatively as efforts to punish motorists but rather as efforts to reduce air pollution,” Commissioner General of the ...

Warmer freshwater ecosystems emit more methane
The Ecologist
This highlights another mechanism by which the global carbon cycle may ... Weight for weight, it is 34 times more potent than carbon dioxide over a ...

5 Signs Solar Power Is Taking Over the World
Burning fossil fuels (coal, natural gas and oil) is putting 32 billion metric tons ofcarbon dioxide annually into the atmosphere. Since CO2 is a ... 

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