Just because it's not gas safety week doesn't mean we're not here for you to keep you, your family and your property safe. Everything in this page still applies so do contact us if you have any gas safety concerns...at any time of the year.
Gas Safety Week: Keeping our nation safe
Pronto Services are proud to be supporting Gas Safety Week taking place 16th- 22nd September 2013.
Gas Safety Week is an annual safety week to raise awareness of gas safety and the importance of taking care of your gas appliances. It is co-ordinated by Gas Safe Register, the official list of gas engineers who are legally allowed to work on your gas boiler, gas cooker and gas fire.
Badly fitted and poorly serviced gas appliances can cause gas leaks, fires, explosions and carbon monoxide poisoning. Every year thousands of people across the UK are diagnosed with carbon monoxide poisoning. It is a highly poisonous gas. You can’t see it, taste it or smell it, but it can kill quickly with no warning.
By taking care of your gas appliances properly you are taking care of your home and your loved ones.
Follow these few simple checks to keep you and your family safe.
Check your gas appliances every year. Gas appliances should be safety checked once a year and serviced regularly by a Gas Safe registered engineer. Tenants – make sure your landlord arranges this.
Check for warning signs your appliances aren’t working correctly e.g. lazy yellow or orange flames instead of crisp blue ones, black marks on or around the appliance and too much condensation in the room.
Check you know the six signs of carbon monoxide poisoning – headaches, dizziness, breathlessness, nausea, collapse and loss of consciousness.
Check you have an audible carbon monoxide alarm. This will alert you if there is carbon monoxide in your home.
For gas safety advice please call us on 01234 347237