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Get Clued Up about Carbon Monoxide Poisoning!

Get Clued Up about Carbon Monoxide Poisoning! Did you know that there are at least 12 deaths a year from carbon monoxide poisoning? Not to mention the number of people who find themselves getting ill from this silent threat! The scariest thing about carbon monoxide though? It’s not the gas itself – it’s the lack… Read the Full Post

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Quick Guide to Carbon Monoxide – Keep Your Workers Breathing Easy

Carbon Monoxide Safety guidelines A few weeks ago a gas engineer in Suffolk was sentenced to 18 months behind bars because he didn’t service a gas-fired heater correctly. The next day, when the tenant turned on the heater, he immediately fell ill and unconscious from the fumes – invisible, tasteless, odorless and potentially fatal, as… Read the Full Post

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Gas Safety – It’s Not Just A Lot Of Hot Air

There has been quite a bit of talk lately about the growing number of people who are bypassing their gas meters, often managing to gain access to €˜free" gas. Of course, quite apart from being illegal such behaviour is astronomically dangerous, to both the resident and their neighbours. It also of course contributes to the… Read the Full Post

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Lapse in Standards Lands Gas Fitter 3 Years in Jail

Loss of life due to Lapse in Gas Safety Standards The life of Zoe Anderson was tragically cut short after she was overcome by carbon monoxide in her bathroom in 2010. In the two weeks prior to her death Andrew Hartley, a gas fitter from Somerset worked on the boiler in the property Miss Anderson… Read the Full Post

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Stay Gas Safe When Renting Property

Gas safety is important whether you run your own business or have a supply into your home. Many students who move into their first rented accommodation are not aware of the risks and preventative measures which can save their lives. If you are a student it is important to know your rights and be aware… Read the Full Post

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Dangers of Carbon Monoxide on Holiday

Heading for the Great Outdoors This Summer? Check that Camping Gas Stove So, you’ve crammed everything you need into the back of the Volvo (including the kids) and now you are about to hit the motorway to travel to a beautiful location in the heart of the Great British countryside. Forgotten anything? Well, the vast… Read the Full Post

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