California Carbon Monoxide Awareness
As the most trusted and recognized brand name in home safety, First Alert is committed to educating the public about the dangers of fire and CO poisoning.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for attending the Carbon Monoxide Awareness: California Law webinar on November 15, 2012.
We hope that you consider us your allies in safety. As an expression of our gratitude for all you do, as well as our commitment to helping you serve your community, we have assembled this “Get Alarmed!” Resource Kit to assist your public safety outreach efforts.
To view the webinar or download a copy of the presentation click on the following links:
• Webinar Presentation
Customize the "Get Alarmed!" resouces below:
Fill-in-the-blank/Template Press Releases
For use with local media, these materials cover a variety of scenarios (recent local CO incident, public safety event, seasonal considerations etc.), and contain the latest safety tips and information from the NFPA and First Alert, along with expert quotes that can be attributed to your local department spokesperson or other officials.
• CO Incident Response Template
• Guard Against CO Template
• Winter Safety Template
• Carbon Monoxide Safety Alert
• Media Alert
Facebook and Twitter Posts
This assortment of pre-written Facebook and Twitter posts is intended to make it easy for your department to copy and paste content to your own social media accounts. Posts are organized by type, e.g., event promotions and seasonal trends.
• Facebook & Twitter Posts
These short passages – comprised of general safety tips and stats – provide you with turnkey CO safety content and language for your department’s website.
• Avoiding CO Poisoning
• CO By The Numbers
• CO Q & A
CO Tips Sheet
This one-page tips sheet imparts important information about the sources of CO and general CO safety tips for the public.
• Tips Sheet
Alarm Fact Sheet
This sheet showcases images and descriptions of a variety of First Alert CO and combination smoke/CO alarms, including their functions and benefits.
• Fact Sheet
Legislative Update Package
This package provides an overview of recent state laws affecting CO alarm requirements and installation, as well as considerations for local builders, contractors and landlords.
• Property Manager Letter Template
• California Legislative Update
These alarms are intended for demonstration purposes at outreach events.
Children’s Coloring Sheet/Activity Book
These fun, educational materials may be distributed to children at local outreach events or through area schools.
• Activity Book
This “Get Alarmed!” banner may be hung outside your fire station or at outreach events to serve as a visible public safety reminder.
• Get Alarmed Banner
For questions and comments regarding the California CO Awareness Campaign, please contact Tim Young, Director, L.C. Williams & Associates PR