Tag : CO poisoning
The All-Party Parliamentary Carbon Monoxide Group (APPCOG) has urged government to legislate for the mandatory fitting of CO alarms in all private rental properties using fuel-burning appliance including boilers and water heaters.
The Gas Safety Trust (GST) will be providing funding to Liverpool John Moores University for research into the experiences of individuals that have suffered from carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning at different levels of exposure.
A government review of carbon monoxide alarm regulations that is set to launch later this year will consider whether a blanket requirement should be introduced that would require the devices to be in place for all forms of heating systems.
An International Carbon Monoxide Research Network (ICORN) designed to bring together global expertise and research on better understanding and tackling CO poisoning was launched this week in parliament.
Clearer definitions to classify high and low-level exposure to carbon monoxide are among the key requirements for better diagnosing CO poisoning and setting out more effective protection strategies, new research from the Gas Safety Trust (GST) has concluded.