Carbon Monoxide awareness week
Carbon monoxide charity CO-Awareness takes to the road to raise
CO-Awareness Week is organised by CO-Awareness, a charity set up by
campaigner Lynn Griffiths to support victims of carbon monoxide
poisoning and increase awareness of this deadly gas.
Now in its seventh year, it is set to hit the road again
with a series of events up and down the country. Following an
official launch event at the House of Lords
on 19th November, CO- Awareness Week gets underway at the
Tuesday 20th November - Northern Ireland
Newtownabbey Borough Council - 10.30am -
Wednesday 21st November - Scotland
Reid Kerr College - 10.30am - 13.30pm
Sainsburys - 10.00am - 14.00pm
Braehead Shopping Centre
Thursday 22nd November – South Wales
Neath Port Talbot College - 9.30am - 12.00pm
Neath Tesco - 10.30am - 14.30pm
Neath Abbey Road
Neath Port Talbot
Friday 23rd November - Widnes, Cheshire
Stobart Stadium - 9.30am - 12.00pm
Tesco Extra Widnes - 10.00am - 16.00pm
Ashley Retail Park
For more information about Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week visit the
Carbon monoxide poisoning can
kill. Remember to have all your gas appliances, including
boilers, gas cookers and gas fires, safety
checked annually to help prevent your gas appliance
from producing carbon monoxide.
You should also fit an audible carbon monoxide alarm and remember
the six main symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning:
- Loss of consciousness
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