Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Carbon Monoxide News March 5, 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 cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.” Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882, 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

Eagle Nest Camera
NOTE: The eagle cam is back on line. This distraction from the tragedies of carbon monoxide and air quality poisonings is placed here for a purpose, until the eaglets have left the nest. Please enjoy this distraction. 

CO and Air Quality News Links 
Suffolk Walmart closed after carbon monoxide detected ⋅ Becca Mitchell
Suffolk Fire & Rescue units detected carbon monoxide inside the store with their gas meters. The store was evacuated at 9:44 a.m. and is currently ...

How you can protect your family against carbon monoxide poisoning  
WDAZ | Grand Forks, ND
She was in her family home, when her parents died due to apparent carbon monoxide poisoning Monday morning. A preliminary autopsy report ... 
Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless gas produced from the incomplete burning of fuels. Each year, 1,500 Americans die from CO poisoning, ...
The Hampton Inn has combination smoke/carbon monoxide detectors, even though ... Until this year the units had plug-in carbon monoxide detectors… 

This is Local London
A WOMAN who suffered Carbon Monoxide and 'should have died' is raising awareness urging people to get gas appliances in their homes checked ... 

Marin Independent Journal
A German shepherd dog saved its owner's life after the Novato man was exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide, fire officials said Tuesday…
A Des Moines couple says the fire department helped them avoid danger in their own home. Newly installed smoke and carbon monoxide detectors ... 

580 CFRA Radio
REGINA - Saskatchewan's health minister says he's confident that a deadly carbon monoxide leak at a seniors home won't happen again… 

Recognizing that working smoke alarms and CO detectors double a family's chance of surviving a home fire and/or unsafe carbon monoxide levels, ... 

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