Carbon Monoxide, also referred to as CO, is a colourless, odourless, tasteless, poisonous gas that is produced by the incomplete combustion of fossil fuels such as oil, gas and coal.
If you smell gas or have any safety concerns please call 1850 20 50 50
This is the Bord Gáis Networks 24-hour Emergency Line.
As with all heating appliances, your gas boiler needs to be serviced once a year, as recommended by the manufacturers, to ensure that it is operating efficiently and safely.
If you have reason to suspect that someone is working on gas installations or servicing / repairing appliances without being a Registered Gas Installer, please report it to us.
The dangers associated with carbon monoxide are promoted to the general public every year through television, radio, press, digital and direct mail advertising. This year, however, in an effort to do something different and to generate greater public engagement on the subject of carbon monoxide, a dedicated Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week is being held from September 23rd to September 29th.
A number of Carbon Monoxide Alarms Safety Training briefings for RGI’s will be run in July 2012 at various locations throughout Ireland.
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