Saturday, April 12, 2014

Carbon Monoxide News April 12, 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.

"Heart of Gold" - Neil Young - music link - vintage live

Help prevent injuries and deaths; don’t guess about carbon monoxide
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
Albertville community remembers mayor's son, reality show star
The Albertville community is mourning the loss of one of their own. 27-year-old Nick Honea died Thursday morning from carbon monoxide poisoning…

The Carbon Monoxide Effects on Your Body - Health and Fitness Information
Thousands of people succumb to carbon monoxide poisoning the world over every year. Despite spirited efforts at raising awareness to the dangers of ...

Klobuchar Legislation to Help Prevent Deaths from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Passes
Bill would allow the Consumer Product Safety Commission to provide support for public safety education and installment of safe and reliable carbon ...

Carbon Monoxide Detectors in Washington State----the Building Code and the Law.
There has been a ton of confusion around implementation of requirements for installation of Carbon Monoxide Detectors in homes in Washington ...

Easter campers be aware of CO poisoning risk linked to BBQs
Symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning include headaches, nausea and vomiting, exhaustion, drowsiness, dizziness and lightheadedness, 'flu like' ...

Carbon Monoxide Dangers in Boating
Carbon Monoxide (CO) Dangers in Boating. In August 2000, the National Park Service, through the Department of the Interior, requested assistance ... 

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