In Case of Emergency
What should I do if I smell gas?
- Extinguish all naked flames or ignition sources
- Turn off all gas appliances
- Do not turn on or off any electrical equipment
- Turn off the gas supply at the emergency control valve on the pipe, tank, cylinder or meter
- If the leak is indoors, open doors and windows to increase ventilation
- Call Calor on the Emergency Numbers: ROI 01 291 6229 or NI 0845 075 5588
- If the leak is from a butane cylinder inside then move the cylinder outside to a well-ventilated location, if it is safe to do so
What should I do in the event of a fire?
- Call the Emergency Services and inform them of the presence of any gas tanks or cylinders
- The gas supply should be turned off if practicable and safe to do so
What should I do if my Carbon Monoxide (CO) alarm is in alarm mode indicating CO is present?
- Call Calor using the Emergency Number: ROI 01 291 6229 or NI 0845 075 5588 so that the source of CO emissions can be identified and corrected
- Open all doors and windows to increase the rate of ventilation
- Where possible turn off all fueled appliances (including cookers) and stop using them. Any appliance burning oil, solid fuels or gas could be responsible
- If the Alarm continues, evacuate the property leaving the doors and windows open
- Do not re-enter the property until the alarm has stopped
- Seek medical help immediately for anyone suffering from the effects of Carbon Monoxide poisoning such as headaches, nausea, etc and advise that Carbon Monoxide poisoning is suspected.
- If urgent call the emergency services
- Do not use the fuel-burning appliances again until they have been checked and cleared for use by a competent person according to national regulations.
- (Read your CO Alarm user instructions to develop an understanding of its functions and alarms).
Common Symptoms of CO poisoning:
- Loss of consciousness