Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Carbon Monoxide News April 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.

“Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!” Dr. Seuss (1904-1991, 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
Hotel evacuation forces senior prom relocation
Cumberland Times-News
CUMBERLAND — High carbon monoxide readings at the Ramada Inn on George Street resulted in the evacuation of the first floor at midday Tuesday ...

Man taken to hospital after possible carbon monoxide leak in Appledore
North Devon Journal
A MAN was taken to hospital after a possible carbon monoxide leak in a house in Appledore this afternoon. Firefighters from Appledore, Bideford and ...

Yvan Gaujean, Claire Limag-Gaujean found dead in Nipigon home
Bye said source of the carbon monoxide has not been confirmed, but the furnace that heated the home was turned off as a result of the incident, ...

Will Pennsylvania's Proposed Anti-Smog Regs Actually Create New Pollution Hot Spots?
It was the worst air pollution disaster in U.S. history, tragically demonstrating to the nation that industrial air pollution isn't just unpleasant, it's potentially ...

China air pollution impacts Pacific and US
International Environmental Technology
Weather patterns over North America and storm systems over the Pacific Ocean could be affected by high levels of air pollution throughout China, ...

Metallic content in air spells danger in water
Pune Mirror
"The levels of particulate matter in the city atmosphere are two to three times higher than the limits pegged by National Ambient Air Quality Standard ... 

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