residents in the region are being urged to invest in CO alarms following an increase in the number of related deaths and serious cases over the past few month
(PRWEB UK) 26 March 2013
It has been reported in This is Plymouth that residents in the region are being urged to invest in CO alarms following an increase in the number of related deaths and serious cases over the past few months. One of the most recent incidents included a family of seven being evacuated from their home in Ottery St Mary when an alarm became activated.
One charity, the Diving Diseases Research Centre has also reported an increase in cases, explaining that a number of people suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning are referred to their hyperbaric chamber for treatment. Louise Walsh, the organisation’s marketing manager explains they have treated more people in the past year than in previous years. She also claims that “timing is critical. The sooner we get them in for treatment, the better their chances.”
In light of this, the experts at Plumber 24 Hours have offered some advice. The firm is best known for its Beddington emergency plumbers, however also specialises in gas safety. A representative explains the importance of campaigns like this.
“It’s always been a priority to make people aware of the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning, however with cases becoming more frequent- and more fatal- it has never been a more important time to fit an audible carbon monoxide detector.
"The problem is that the symptoms are often confused with those of the flu, leading people to turn up the heat and close windows which only serves to make the situation worse. Those in any doubt over whether they may be at risk of carbon monoxide poisoning should ventilate the house and get out as soon as possible. Always get gas appliances checked by a Gas Safe Registered engineer."
Plumber 24 Hours is the nation’s leading London emergency plumber company. Run by Martin Smith, the firm offers plumbers, gas engineers, oil engineers, drainage engineers and emergency electricians and works to provide a 24 hour domestic and commercial plumbing service 365 days of the year. With customer service the principle concern, Plumber 24 Hours has been noted by magazines as the most reliable plumbing emergency company. The company also makes use of the latest technology on the internet to make sure everything runs smoothly