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2013-01-09 05:00:33

Beginning January 1, 2013, all multi-family homes will be required to have carbon-monoxide detectors. To make sure that landlords are in full compliance with this law, information can be found at http://www.hcd.ca.gov/codes/shl/infobulls/IB2011-01.pdj Orange, CA (PRWEB) January 08, 2013 As of July 1, 2011, California State Senate Bill 183 was signed into law, which requires all Landlords to install carbon- monoxide detectors in their single-family homes. This bill requires detectors in each...

2013-01-07 05:00:58

KWJ Engineering´s new CO card uses advanced printed gas sensors to enable a high performance handheld safety monitor that works with your cell phone. Newark, CA (PRWEB) January 06, 2013 KWJ Engineering´s new CO card uses advanced printed gas sensors to enable a high performance handheld safety monitor that works with your cell phone. The CO Card is a thin, portable, high-performance Carbon Monoxide monitor that has a touch screen interface, WiFi connectivity, and user programmable...

2012-12-14 08:20:25

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Preppers Network, an online network to promote self-reliance, emergency preparedness and survival skills, today announced an agreement with ILC Dover to market its SCape® CO/CBRN30 Escape Mask to the public. ILC Dover has produced over 3 million M40 "gas masks" for the U.S. military and more than 350,000 escape masks for federal employees and dignitaries. Now, the same level of protection used by government officials worldwide is...

2012-12-12 08:21:59

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the weather turning chillier, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) urges customers to be aware of the dangers of carbon monoxide. Hundreds of tragic cases of carbon monoxide poisoning happen in the U.S. each year. PG&E's tips can help customers stay warm--and safe. Carbon monoxide is a colorless, tasteless and odorless gas produced by the burning of fossil fuels and wood. In general, properly installed and maintained natural gas...

2012-11-29 16:24:33

AMSTERDAM, NEW YORK and IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint Mary's Healthcare, the first hospital in New York State to achieve the "Pathway to Excellence" Designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, and Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) today jointly announce that Saint Mary's has standardized to Masimo SET(®) Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry, the standard-of-care at leading hospitals worldwide. Standardizing to Masimo SET(®) allows...

2012-11-27 08:28:22

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As the heating season begins, owners of multi-family homes in California have an added reason to make sure carbon monoxide (CO) detectors are installed in their properties: the Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act, which requires multi-family homes to install carbon monoxide detectors within the home by January 1, 2013. A recent study found that in California only one in ten homes have CO detectors and nationally, only 34 percent of homes have...

2012-11-19 12:22:54

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As preparations begin for the holiday season, Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) is reminding its customers of important safety tips to keep friends and loved ones safe during the holidays and year-round. Customers should be vigilant and question anyone who presents themselves as a representative of SoCalGas. The following tips can help you protect your home from utility-worker imposters: All SoCalGas employees carry proper photo...

2012-11-15 16:27:23

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced the signing of an agreement to expand its existing syngas separation unit (SSU) in Geismar, Louisiana to increase the supply of carbon monoxide (CO). The increased capacity of CO is mainly for the supply of BASF's publicly-announced world-scale formic acid plant to be built at BASF's Geismar Verbund site. The facility expansion will also provide Air Products increased hydrogen production for sale to...

2012-11-02 15:21:20

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvanians who are still experiencing power outages after Hurricane Sandy are encouraged to take simple steps to keep themselves and their loved ones safe until electricity is restored. "Although the storm itself has passed, there are still serious dangers associated with its aftermath, especially for people without electricity or heat," Acting Secretary of Health Michael Wolf said. "Two of the biggest hazards are carbon monoxide...

2012-11-02 11:23:50

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State Fire Commissioner Ed Mann urges residents to change the batteries in smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors when they turn their clocks back this weekend. "Tragically, every year in Pennsylvania, people require medical treatment or even die due to carbon monoxide poisoning," Mann said. "These devices are not expensive, they save lives, and once they're installed, need to be maintained regularly." Working smoke alarms cut...