Carbon Monoxide

Read: Food Preparation Practices for Jewish Sabbath Can Pose Hazardous Risks

Food Preparation Practices for Jewish Sabbath Can Pose Hazardous Risks

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.

Read: Home Alarm Shows Importance of CO Detectors

Home Alarm Shows Importance of CO Detectors

A carbon monoxide scare prompts Fire Department officials to remind residents of maintaining CO detectors.

Read: Maine Legislature to Consider Mandating Hard-Wired CO Detectors

Maine Legislature to Consider Mandating Hard-Wired CO Detectors

The law would expand the requirement to include all existing structures where people sleep.

Read: Bloomingdale (N.J.) Considers Mandate for CO Detectors in Preschools

Bloomingdale (N.J.) Considers Mandate for CO Detectors in Preschools

The measure was prompted by a CO incident at a local daycare center last spring after 30 people, including children, were hospitalized with possible CO poisoning.

Read: Calif. Smoke Alarm Law Requires Sealed, Long-Life Battery

Calif. Smoke Alarm Law Requires Sealed, Long-Life Battery

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

Read: Briscoe Raises Awareness for CO Poisoning at NYC Conference

Briscoe Raises Awareness for CO Poisoning at NYC Conference

The president of the Long Island firm is involved in multiple efforts to reduce injuries, deaths caused by carbon monoxide.

Read: Families in N.C. Push for CO Alarms in Every Hotel Room

Families in N.C. Push for CO Alarms in Every Hotel Room

Families who lost loved ones to CO poisoning say proposed legislation doesn’t go far enough.

Read: Recall Aftermath Reveals Nest Labs Shipped 440,000 Fire Alarms in U.S.

Recall Aftermath Reveals Nest Labs Shipped 440,000 Fire Alarms in U.S.

Motion near the device during a fire can prevent the alarm from immediately sounding.

Read: Lowdown on Latest Low Frequency Requirements

Lowdown on Latest Low Frequency Requirements

Read: System Sensor Combination CO/Smoke Detector & Integration Module

System Sensor Combination CO/Smoke Detector & Integration Module

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