Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Win 1 of 100 Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Win 1 of 100 Carbon Monoxide Detectors

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YOUR Chronicle has 100 carbon monoxide detectors to give away. Powergen, part of E.ON UK - the world's largest investor-owned electricity and gas company - is taking steps to inform us about the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning as part of Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week which takes place from October 58, 2007.

Known as 'the silent killer' because it has no taste, smell or colour, carbon monoxide poisoning is caused by faulty gas appliances and flues that have not been properly installed or maintained. Make sure you are safe by following three simple steps from Powergen:

1. Have your gas appliances regularly checked by a qualified engineer;

2. Make sure your boiler is serviced annually by a qualified engineer. Powergen's Central

Heating Care offers an annual safety and maintenance inspection to make sure your boiler and central heating system are working safely and efficiently. For further information visit www.powergen.co.uk/heating or call 0800 068 7870. …

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