HONEYWELL CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTOR REQUEST
THE NCTTRAC EMS COMMITTEE HAS VOTED TO PURCHASE HONEYWELL CARBON MONOXIDE (CO) DETECTORS FUNDED BY THE LOCAL PROJECTS GRANT (LPG) AWARDED BY TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES FOR TSA-E.
NOTE: THE CO DETECTORS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED ON A FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED BASIS TO DSHS-LICENSED EMS AGENCIES AND FIRST RESPONDER ORGANIZATIONS.
TO APPLY FOR A CO DETECTOR, COMPLETE THE FORM USING THIS LINK
NCTTRAC DISTRIBUTION & IMPLEMENTATION GUIDELINES
A. Purchase and distribute carbon monoxide detectors to pre-hospital providers as a regional patient/personnel
B. Provide training resources to EMS personnel utilizing the purchased equipment.
C.Gather evaluation data regarding the utilization of the purchased carbon monoxide detectors.
II. Description / Distribution of Assets
A. NCTTRAC carbon monoxide (CO) detector is one purchased by NCTTRAC for the use by TSA-E emergency response agencies (EMS Providers). The Honeywell BW Clip Gas Detector CO 35 – 200 is a professional grade,portable instrument that alerts to the presence of carbon monoxide and hydrogen sulfide gas. The device runscontinuously once activated and does not require battery replacement or sensor replacement during use. Nocalibration is needed for maintenance; however, calibration can still be performed if agency policy requires. Agenciesusing a NCTTRAC CO detector are responsible for the proper care and use of the device in compliance with manufacturer guidelines.
B. The intent of this program is for EMS agencies to carry a NCTTRAC CO detector into medical scenes – i.e.,
attached to an airway kit/bag or person.
C. The distribution of NCTTRAC CO detectors will be to all EMS agencies with a DSHS approved ambulance, along with First Responder Organizations (FRO)s licensed to operate in TSA – E.
D. Each EMS agency will receive one (1) CO detector per DSHS approved ambulance licensed to operate in TSA-E. The number of CO detectors provided to each agency will be determined utilizing current DSHS information.
E. Each First Responder Organization (FRO) will receive one (1) CO detector per DSHS licensed agency.
F. NCTTRAC logistics staff will contact the agency to schedule a pickup time.
G. Receiving agencies shall work directly through the manufacturer for replacement or repair of damaged or
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III. Asset Disposition
If prior to the end of the useful life (two years from date of receipt), the NCTTRAC CO detector is no longer needed or
becomes inoperable, the receiving agency shall request asset disposition approval and instructions in writing from