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Long Island fire company co-sponsors conference

June 27, 2014SSN Staff

CENTEREACH, N.Y.—Briscoe Protective Systems, an engineered systems fire and security company based here, recently co-sponsored a Nonprofit Facilities Day Conference. Honored at the event were the parents of a girl whose 2009 death from carbon monoxide spurred New York state to pass a residential CO detector law, called Amanda's Law, which took effect in 2010. According to Briscoe, a highlight of the June 12 conference was when Ken and Kim Hansen were honored. Their daughter, Amanda Hansen,...

Amanda Hansen, Amanda's Law, Briscoe Protective, Nonprofit Facilities Day Conference

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Survey: Many in N.Y. unaware of new CO law

May 5, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

MEBANE, N.C.—About a year after a new carbon monoxide detector mandate in New York went into effect, a new survey has found that nearly half of New York families still don't know about the law, according to Kidde, a manufacturer of fire and CO safety products based here. Amanda's Law, which requires working CO detectors in all one- and two-family homes that have appliances or heating sources that may emit CO or have attached garages, went into effect just over a year ago. But a new survey conducted...

Amanda's Law, Andy Lowitt, carbon monoxide, CO detector, David George, Kidde, Lowitt Alarms, United Technologies Corporation, UTC Fire & Security

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