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    Inquiry Call for Evidence: Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning 2

    The APPCOG is conducting a follow-up to its 2011 inquiry report; ‘Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning’, and have issued a Call for Evidence seeking submissions on specific behaviours for further exploration.
     
    Submissions will feed into and focus the next stages of the inquiry process and should be submitted by May 16th 2014.
     
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    Carbon monoxide warnings as weather improves

    As we move past the Easter break, the Health & Safety Executive for Northern Ireland is reminding the public of the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning away from the home.

    Though usually associated with domestic fossil fuel burning appliances, incidents and fatalities can also occur in campsites, caravans and on board boats where faulty gas cookers, appliances, petrol powered generators or portable BBQs have led to carbon monoxide poisoning.

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    Blackburn family in carbon monoxide detector plea

    A family from Lancashire is urging people to fit carbon monoxide detectors after four of them fell unconscious as a result of the toxic fumes.
     
    The potentially lethal odourless gas is believed to have leaked from a faulty boiler in the Patel family's home in Blackburn.
     
    Ahmed, 18, found his mother Yasmin, father Yusuf and brothers Muhammed, 15, and Anas, 14, collapsed.
     

The All-Party Parliamentary Carbon Monoxide Group (APPCOG) is the leading forum for Parliamentarians to discover, discuss and promote ways of tackling carbon monoxide poisoning in the UK.