Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Carbon Monoxide News April 22, 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.

“Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.”
William Shakespeare (1564-1616, bio link)

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
Running car fills Weymouth home with high levels of carbon monoxide, injuring 4
The Republic
Deputy Chief Paul Hammond says firefighters measured the carbon monoxide levels in the house at 496 parts per million. Anything more than 10 parts per million is considered dangerous...

Man gets carbon monoxide poisoning from mudding accident
It's his last round of treatment for carbon monoxide poising he sustained in a jeep while he was off-roading. “I was reaching for the door handle ...

Mallatere case to be continued
Watauga Democrat
Mallatere is charged with involuntary manslaughter and assault inflicting serious injury for the deaths of three people and injury to another in carbon monoxide poisonings that occurred at the Boone Best Western last year. Investigators linked elevated CO levels in Best Western room 225 to a leaking pool water heater and faulty exhaust system…

Mum shares tragic story with Warrnambool audience
Warrnambool Standard
THERE is a silent killer among us and a woman who has felt its worst pain will speak to a Warrnambool audience on Thursday. In May 2010, Mooroopna mother Vanessa Robinson lost her two sons, Chase and Tyler, to carbon monoxide poisoning…

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Doctor Tipster
Overexposure to carbon monoxide, say from a fire, can result in carbon monoxide poisoning – a condition that needs to be treated immediately to ... 

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