Saturday, April 26, 2014

Carbon Monoxide News April 26, 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.

“Every living being is an engine geared to the wheelwork of the universe. Though seemingly affected only by its immediate surrounding, the sphere of external influence extends to infinite distance.” 
Nikola Tesla (1856-1943, 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
Carbon Monoxide Suspected in Death of New Brunswick Woman
WOZI 101.9 FM ⋅ Mark Shaw
The RCMP and the fire marshal are investigating what appears to be a case of carbon monoxide poisoning. Investigators suspect there may have ...

Fall River tenement evacuated, residents hospitalized following carbon monoxide leak
Fall River Herald News
FALL RIVER — Seven people — two adults and five children — were hospitalized today after a carbon monoxide leak in a three-family house at 205 ...

Ole Miss gas leak prompts evacuation
Jackson Clarion Ledger
The incident has prompted university officials to consider installing carbon monoxide detectors in all dorms, something already required by the ...

People rescued from house after suspected carbon monoxide poisoning
Ripley Today
Three people had to be rescued from a house after suffering from suspected carbon monoxide poisoning. Fire crews from Alfreton and Crich, along ...

Yolo County groups offering free carbon monoxide detectors
Daily Democrat
The Woodland Sunrise Rotary Club and the Yolo County Board of Realtors have joined forces to create the Carbon Monoxide Community Awareness ...

Carbon Monoxide Campaign in West Perth
Chief Hunter points out carbon monoxide is tasteless and odourless so residents of a home aren't aware of a problem. He notes they might experience ... 

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