Tag Archive: carbon monoxide

41% of UK small businesses could unknowingly make life-threatening error

In a British Gas Business survey of senior managers with responsibility for energy at Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs)*, 41% said their first response to a gas leak would be to turn off the electricity – potentially sparking a dangerous gas explosion.

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Restaurant risks poisoning diners with carbon monoxide

Criminal gangs are hot-wiring meters for as little as £10, and cowboy meddlers are using bicycle inner tubes to divert gas supplies. They say you can't put a price on human life. But that's exactly what one restaurant owner recently did: putting his customers at risk just to save on his business's gas bills.

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