carbon monoxide alarm News

  • Carbon monoxide is an invisible killer

    A family of 8 hospitalized in Redwood City, CA [Dec. 2008], three youths die in a car in Lake Tahoe [Dec.2008], a family of four die in a Colorado home, a 12 year-old child is killed in a houseboat accident in Oregon, a homemaker suffers from constant headaches and nausea every time her furnace goes on in Philadelphia, and every year thousands more suffer or die from CO exposure. What do all ...


    By KWJ Engineering, Inc.

  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning is Preventable

    The indoor environmental quality (IEQ) professionals at Clark Seif Clark (CSC) provide testing services for carbon monoxide and other harmful gases to protect workers and building occupants. In January, fire crews from Tempe, Arizona responded to a call regarding a forklift driver at a manufacturing plant who was suffering from chest pains.  Upon arriving at the factory emergency personnel ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Carbon monoxide - will you wake up?

    Students living in digs are being urged to make sure they aren't putting their lives in danger by making sure their accommodation has life-saving audible carbon monoxide (CO) alarms fitted. Every year 15 to 20 people die from carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning in the UK and 234 suffered major injuries last year alone. The Health and Safety Executive is launching a new campaign in the South West to ...

  • New resource to help older adults prevent carbon monoxide poisoning

    Do you know how to tell the difference between carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning and the flu? The answer to this and other questions about preventing carbon monoxide poisoning can be found in a new fact sheet developed by EPA. Symptoms could be the result of CO poisoning when you feel better when you are away from home or the symptoms occur or get worse shortly after turning on a fuel-burning ...

  • ECO-Sure® CO sensor for multi-criteria fire detection

    False alarms are not just a nuisance. False fire alarms mean downtime, loss of business and waste the valuable efforts of emergency services. If alarms sound regularly and unnecessarily, people lose confidence in the system. This could not only mean your business would be downgraded in response by the fire brigade but ultimately, could threaten life if alarms are ignored in a real fire situation. ...

  • Monitoring the Air in Indoor Swimming Pools

    PPM Technology are co-operating with our long-standing partners Tennants Distribution Ltd in an exciting new project for monitoring the indoor environment in indoor swimming pools. We have recently supplied 2 monitoring units for use in a swimming pool environment, a large IAQ monitoring unit containing sensors for Temperature, Humidity, Chlorine, Ammonia, Carbon Dioxide and Carbon Monoxide, ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Calls for Ice Rink air quality legislation.

    USA - Iowa Congressman Bruce Braley is calling on state lawmakers to establish minimum air quality standards for indoor ice arenas in Iowa. Only three states — Minnesota, Massachusetts and Rhode Island — have established air quality standards for ice arenas. Braley envisions a law in Iowa that would require ice rinks to have air quality monitoring equipment and alarms that would sound ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Eaton Launches Exceder LED Low Frequency Sounder Line to Meet New Codes for Sleeping Room Applications

    Power management company Eaton today announced that its Cooper Notification business has introduced the Wheelock Exceder LED low frequency sounder line. These new products represent a first in the industry and are designed to meet both the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) fire alarm and carbon monoxide 520 Hertz (Hz) code requirements for sleeping areas. “Eaton is ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Safety Gas Detection Wins Two New Service Contracts at The University of Manchester

    Safety Gas Detection - manufacturers, ...


    By PRWeb

  • Telegan and Crowcon to Supply Gas Detection Products to Gas Safe Register™ Inspectors

    Telegan Gas Monitoring and its exclusive industry partner, Anton Industrial Services, are providing a fleet of flue gas analysers and gas detectors to all Gas Safe Register™ inspectors. The contract involves 106 award-winning Telegan 'Sprint V' multi-purpose flue gas analysers and 106 Crowcon (Telegan’s parent company) 'Eikon' carbon monoxide monitors. Gas Safe Register™ replaced the CORGI gas ...

  • CETCI Introduces a New Economical BACnet Transmitter for Commercial HVAC Applications

    Delta, B.C. – Critical Environment Technologies Canada Inc. (CETCI) will launch their new low cost PET (Parkade Emissions Transmitter) this summer.   The PET is a new economical BACnet transmitter that is available with electrochemical sensors and temperature enclosed in a general purpose ABS enclosure. Sensors available include carbon monoxide, ...

  • New Crowcon gas detector reduces energy costs

    The new Crowcon Hydra addressable gas detection system provides a novel way of detecting toxic gases from vehicle exhausts, such as Carbon Monoxide (CO), oxides of Nitrogen (NO/NO2) and petrol vapour, in enclosed or underground car parks. Many car parks run ventilator fans continuously, but this is very inefficient and energy intensive. The Crowcon Hydra offers an alternative method of gas ...

  • South Korea Tragedy Highlights the Dangers of Inhert Gas Asphyxiation

    Inert gases are back under the spotlight following three fatalities at a South Korean power plant in December. Unlike toxic gases such as carbon monoxide, inert gases are non-toxic at normal atmospheric concentrations. The danger lies in their ability to deplete oxygen from the ambient air – especially when used in confined spaces. A nitrogen leak is believed to have been responsible for ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • HSE issues safety alert on gas appliance flues in ceiling voids

    The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has issued a safety alert aimed at builders and developers, managing agents, landlords and occupiers of residential properties with gas central heating boilers sited on internal walls. The purpose of the alert is to raise awareness of a potential poisoning risk. The risk arises from a particular arrangement of flues for gas boilers. Such boilers, most ...

  • U.S. & Chinese Drywall May be Causing Indoor Air Quality Problems

    The environmental and building consulting experts at EC2 provide inspection and testing services in Chicago and across Illinois to identify defective drywall. In October it was reported in the Insurance Journal that up to 300 homes in several states that were constructed with faulty drywall from China will be remediated.  According to the report, “Hundreds of lawsuits have been filed ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Portable Gas Detection

    ‘Fatal Blast’ at an industrial plant or ‘Workers Overcome with Toxic Fumes’ or ‘Neighbours moved to safe place to avoid Toxic Fumes’ are headlines that are all too common. The cause of many fatal accidents is the confined space where workers are having to work.   The gas risk associated with a confined space is due to oxygen depletion (and sometimes ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • Monitoring levels of harmful pollutants in ice rinks and arenas.

    Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) is a significant concern in ice rinks and arenas; these facilities are especially vulnerable to the affect of an unhealthy indoor environment as fuel-burning equipment such as ice resurfaces are used indoors. PPM Technology and our partner in the United States, Joel Anderson of Precision Quality Consulting have supplied a ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Wireless monitoring for a safe indoor environment

    Wireless monitor of indoor air quality (IAQ) parameters. PPM Technology’s newest IAQ monitoring system the Wireless IAQ Profile PPMonitor enables simple, effective and flexible management of the Indoor Air Environment. The PPMonitor can ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Monitoring your building`s Air Quality

    PPM Technology has developed a range of continuous monitoring instruments for IAQ; continuous monitoring means the problems associated with single-point measurements are eliminated; the system is able to monitor multiple IAQ parameters continuously in real-time. This enables simple, effective, and flexible management of air quality. The instruments are able to collect a complete and accurate ...


    By PPM Technology

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