This petition was submitted during the 2015–2017 Conservative government
Petition Provide prime time TV warnings about carbon monoxide poisoning to save lives
Carbon monoxide (CO) is a deadly gas that can be emitted from faulty cooking/heating appliances powered by any carbon based fuel.
CO cannot be sensed using human senses.
Less than 2% of CO in the air can kill in between one and three minutes.
Awareness & education are key to prevention.
Carbon based fuels include gas, coal, wood, oil, diesel, petrol etc.
Death in 1-3 minutes please see http://www.hse.gov.uk/foi/internalops/hid_circs/technical_osd/spc_tech_osd_30/spctecosd30.pdf see Para 74 table 23 page 26
Link to 40 deaths & 4,000 to A & E - please see
These deaths and injuries cost the taxpayer £178 million a year.
Baroness Finlay 2011.
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