Gas Escape and Carbon Monoxide (CO) Advice

Gas Escape
 
Turn off your gas supply at the meter/emergency control valve
 
Ventilate the premises by opening doors and windows
 
If the main doors to the property are to be left open consider the
security of the premises and that small children or vulnerable
people are not put at risk
 
Extinguish all naked flames, DO NOT smoke
 
DO NOT operate any electrical or light switches
 
Contact National Gas Emergency Service on the
National Gas Escape number 0800 111999
 
 
 
Dealing with Fumes or Smells
 
Turn off your gas supply at the meter/emergency control valve
 
Extinguish all sources of igintion
 
DO NOT smoke
 
DO NOT operate electrical light or power switches
 
Ventilate the premises by opening doors and windows and try to introduce
and through draft of fresh clean outdoor air
 
If the main doors to the property are to be left open consider the
security of the premises and that small children or vulnerable
people are not put at risk
 
Ensure access to premises can be gained
 
Contact National Gas Emergency Service on the
National Gas Escape number 0800 111999
 
Seek medical advice
 
 
 
Symptoms of Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning
 
 
These symptoms can be very much like flu:
 
Severe Headaches
 
Nausea
 
Dizziness
 
Tiredness and general body weakness
 
Victims faces can also take on a cherry red coloured appearance
 
Victims of CO poisoning may only show one or two symptoms and not necessarily all symptoms
 
 
This advice is only a guide and we strongly recommend that seek further advice
should you suspect any poisoning or leakage.