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With multiple sensors, the Halo alarms can also warn users of safety threats through both iOS and Android mobile device apps.


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With multiple sensors, the Halo alarms can also warn users of safety threats through both iOS and Android mobile device apps. SSI Staff · May 29, 2015

Orthodox Jews observing the Sabbath — held from sundown on Friday to sundown on Saturday — will oftentimes leave a hot plate or a stove burner on overnight to keep food warm to avoid violating a stricture against working. SSI Staff · March 23, 2015

Fire Department officials release carbon monoxide safety tips after firefighters near Sacramento are dispatched in response to a home alarm. SSI Staff · December 22, 2014

The effort to improve life safety in commercial and residential dwellings follows an incident in which carbon monoxide sickened 21 guests at a Maine resort in February. SSI Staff · December 04, 2014

The proposed ordinance requires that CO detectors be installed within 10 feet of any area used for napping or sleeping, and that one detector be installed for every 1,000 feet of sleeping or napping areas. SSI Staff · November 20, 2014

State fire marshal will not approve a smoke alarm that is solely battery-powered unless it contains a non-removable, 10-year battery. SSI Staff · July 07, 2014

The president of the Long Island firm is involved in multiple efforts to reduce injuries, deaths caused by CO. SSI Staff · July 03, 2014

Families who lost loved ones to CO poisoning say proposed legislation doesn't go far enough. SSI Staff · June 06, 2014

Nest Labs is recalling its Nest Protect smoke detectors over an issue that could potentially delay a fire or carbon monoxide alarm from sounding. SSI Staff · May 23, 2014

The wording of the 520Hz signal requirement in NFPA 72: 2010 and 2013 has caused some confusion. In general, low frequency sounders take the place of standard sounders in commercial sleeping spaces. However, there’s far more to know about the newly enacted requirement. By Rebecca Peterson · May 06, 2014




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