Friday, March 28, 2014

Carbon Monoxide News March 28, 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.

“And in my mind I still need a place to go”
"Helpless" Neil Young with Bob Dylan 1975 - 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
CO detector helps save the lives of Ballard couple and their pet
Ballard News Tribune
March 26—Firefighters rescued a couple and a dog out of a Ballard townhome full of Carbon Monoxide this morning. Prior to the firefighter's arrival, ...

Letters - Averting Carbon Monoxide Disaster
Lansing Star
At 10:30 Friday morning the Carbon Monoxide detector in the basement began a loud chirping. I immediately called 9-1-1…

Carbon monoxide poisoning - is it possible on YOUR boat?
Sail World
In 2013, a mother and her 10 year old daughter died as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning in a cabin cruiser. More recently two fishermen, who ...

Class teaches heating and cooling experts about carbon monoxide poisoning
Craig Daily Press
HVAC contractors from across the state headed toward Craig Tuesday to take a three-day course to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning. Colorado ...

Oxygen Displacement; Fatal Ending
Samsung Worker Killed in Carbon Dioxide Leak
The 52-year-old worker fell victim to the gas leak which was caused by a malfunction of the fire extinguishing system...

Brookhaven Town requires carbon monoxide detectors
Port Times Record
The legislation, which Supervisor Ed Romaine introduced earlier this month, stems from a fatal carbon monoxide exposure incident at Legal Sea ...

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