08 November 2022



On Tuesday 8th November the APPCOG held its Stakeholder Forum. CO Research Trust CEO Adrian McConnell was invited to provide an update on the Trust's activities and plans for the future.

His presentation can be found below.

Following the Forum Laura Fatah, Secretariat for the APPCOG, provided the following links and information, that were shared during the meeting. The Trust would like to thank Laura and all who participate in the Forum for their continued work in supporting and promoting carbon monoxide safety.

  1. Unsafe Gas Cookers – 66,000 appliances with carbon monoxide fault: OPSS intervenes on dangerous Glen Dimplex gas cookers - GOV.UK (
  2. Steve Vicks shared information regarding the London Showcase Event with IGEM on 7 February 2023. David Goodall will be giving a tribute to Chris Bielby MBE at the event, and Chris’s wife Pat and daughter Kate will present the newly named Chris Bielby Shield to the Lions’ Lair winner & runners up awards. Forum members are encouraged to attend the event and enter for the award.
  3. Clean Air Bill reading on 18 November, House of Lords: Clean Air (Human Rights) Bill [HL] Stages - Parliamentary Bills - UK Parliament
  4. The Air Quality Expert Group report on Indoor Air Quality was published 1 Nov: Report: Indoor Air Quality - Defra, UK
  5. Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week 2022 will run 21 – 27 Nov. This page will be updated with further info when ready: Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week 2022 | Policy Connect
  6. Think CO in-person workshops will run 22, 23, 24 November in Scotland, e-learning and bespoke training is also available. Contact
  7. Today, 8 November, is World Ventil8 day: World Ventil8 Day you can promote the campaign online using #CelebrateVentil8