Carbon monoxide is released when faulty appliances start leaking. Low exposure to the gas can cause long-term damage, and high levels of exposure can be fatal. Every year, around 30 people die from carbon monoxide poisoning – and many more fall sick.
To find out more about carbon monoxide, visit Be Alarmed.
Source: Gas Safe and COCAA
So look out for cold-like symptoms that seem to get better when you leave the area.
If you’re worried about carbon monoxide poisoning, think about these things:
If you think you or someone in your family might have carbon monoxide poisoning, get in touch with your doctor immediately.
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If your home has been affected by a carbon monoxide leak, you’re not alone. These organisations support victims of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Carbon Monoxide Awareness - Carbon Monoxide Awareness gives people a greater understanding of Carbon Monoxide and other toxic gases.
Dominic Rodgers Trust - Stacey Rodger’s son Dominic died from carbon monoxide poisoning in his bedroom. Now she works to raise awareness of how dangerous the gas can be.
COCAA - The Carbon Monoxide Consumer Awareness Alliance is made up of the major energy companies, support charities and manufacturers of carbon monoxide alarms.