Change to Ohio’s Fire Code requires Carbon Monoxide detectors in more buildings

Change to Ohio's Fire Code requires Carbon Monoxide detectors in more buildings (13abc, image)

Stuff happens when you least expect it, so be prepared! (image)Change to Ohio’s Fire Code requires Carbon Monoxide detectors in more buildings | #ESC_LLC #CO #CarbonMonoxide #FireCode #FireMarshal | “Just in case you missed it, commercial buildings need CO detection as well as residential,” says John Larkin, Senior Partner with ESC of Greater Ohio (13abc). https://wp.me/p97JNV-1Cb

It’s often referred to as the silent killer; in fact, carbon monoxide is responsible for more than 400 deaths in the U.S each year according to the CDC.

That’s why the State of Ohio is cracking down and requiring more buildings, especially those that contain fuel-burning appliances, to install life-saving carbon monoxide detectors. It’s a part of a change to the state’s fire code that went into effect on January 1, 2019.

Some places impacted include apartments, schools, rehab facilities, day cares, hotels, dorms and many more. (read more)

Firefighters at work.
Pictured above is an old Eager Pitcher fire box which was commonly used to transmit a fire call to the local fire department. Bottom right is a Knox Box which usually is used to secure a key to the building.
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