The Built Environment

Appliance Safety

Proper maintenance and safety practices related to fuel-burning appliances are essential in preventing carbon monoxide poisoning.




Regular Maintenance
Appliances should be regularly inspected and maintained by qualified professionals to ensure they are operating safely and efficiently.




To find a registered gas installer visit Gas Safe Register.


CO Detectors
Carbon monoxide detectors, also known as CO alarms, should be installed in homes and buildings with fuel-burning appliances. These devices can provide early warnings of dangerous carbon monoxide levels.



Education
Building occupants should be educated about the risks of carbon monoxide poisoning, how to recognize the symptoms, and what to do in case of a suspected carbon monoxide leak.