Protect yourself for carbon monoxide

Protect yourself from CO

Have your appliance serviced and cleaned regularly by a trained and registered professional
Ensure your chimney is kept clear by having it swept at frequent intervals by an Approved/Registered Chimney Sweep
Make sure the installation complies with Building Regulations guidance. The guidance is there to protect you.
Fit an audible CO alarm conforming to BS EN 50291 and positioned in accordance with Building Regulations.
Ensure your gas appliances are installed and serviced by a Gas Safe Registered engineer
Carbon monoxide alarms should be regularly tested and should not be regarded as a substitute for regular maintenance of the appliance and chimney.

The common symptoms can include:

Headaches
Breathlessness
Nausea and/or vomiting
Dizziness or Collapse
Chest and/or stomach pains
Erratic behaviour and/or Visual problems