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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

What is carbon monoxide (CO)? Carbon monoxide (CO) is a highly poisonous gas produced... as oil, can also produce carbon monoxide when they burn. CO can be deadly and is especially dangerous... quickly. How does carbon monoxide poisoning occur? Carbon monoxide poisoning can occur when it builds...

Last updated : 23 July 2021

Over 80% of UK adults at risk of missing ‘hangover like’ carbon monoxide poisoning symptoms

Over 80% of UK adults could be at risk of mistaking carbon monoxide poisoning symptoms... Sorry - to help improve public awareness of carbon monoxide poisoning. The data reveals that more than... they’d be aware of a carbon monoxide leak in their home if they felt unwell, as opposed to seriously...

Last updated : 07 December 2020

Four in five unaware of barbecue carbon monoxide danger

With half the nation (52%) planning on barbecuing an average of five times for family and friends in 2017, Gas Safe Register is issuing a stark reminder to be aware of the symptoms of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. Recent research has revealed that the majority (80%) of people do not identify CO...

Last updated : 09 July 2021

Supporters' activities for GSW 2020

the dangers of carbon monoxide (CO).  Google Nest Pro Google Nest Pro shared important gas safety... emergency gas engineers now use lifesaving Carbon Monoxide detection equipment every day. For Gas Safety... key messages, and in particular the wider dangers of Carbon Monoxide. This year’s campaign focuses...

Last updated : 07 June 2021

Penny’s Story

Penny and her housemate are lucky to be alive after suffering exposure to carbon monoxide (CO... to hospital and were diagnosed as suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning. The boiler was condemned... in the hope that it will make others aware of the risks of carbon monoxide and to remind anyone renting...

Last updated : 22 October 2020

Over 12 million households at risk of CO poisoning in their homes

a carbon monoxide (CO) alarm to help defend themselves against CO poisoning, which can be fatal. Nearly... the appliance, or excess condensation in the room.” Gary Oakford, Carbon Monoxide Lead for Prevention... carbon monoxide detectors and getting an annual safety check by a Gas Safe registered engineer.” Gas...

Last updated : 09 July 2021

The signs of CO

Feeling poorly? Is it carbon monoxide poisoning? 0800 408 5500 HeadacHe S NauSea BReat Hle SSNeSS dIzz INeSS collap Se l oSS oF coNScIouSNeSS Carbon monoxide is a poisonous gas which can kill quickly with no warning. Don’t mistake the symptoms for the flu. Gas appliances...

Last updated : 20 October 2016

The signs of CO for students

THINK GAS, THINK SAFE, THINK REGISTER. Carbon monoxide (CO) is a poisonous gas which can kill quickly with no warning. Don’t mistake the symptoms for a hangover. Gas appliances that are badly fitted or faulty can put you at risk. Signs of a good night out? Or carbon monoxide poisoning...

Last updated : 14 October 2016

BBQ safety while camping

Never take a smouldering or lit BBQ inside THINK GAS, THINK SAFE. Never take a BBQ into a tent, caravan or cabin. BBQs (charcoal and gas) produce carbon monoxide (CO), which is a highly poisonous gas. You can’t see it, taste it or smell it and without an adequate supply of fresh air...

Last updated : 14 October 2016

Students guide to gas safety

appliances can put you at risk of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, gas leaks, fires and explosions. CO... of the card, to check that they’re qualified for the work that needs doing. Or carbon monoxide...

Last updated : 04 July 2017
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