Knowing what to do if your carbon monoxide alarm is activated could save your life. Never ignore a carbon monoxide alarm.
If you hear a carbon monoxide alarm or suspect there is a carbon monoxide leak you should follow these steps.
Open as many doors and windows as possible to allow fresh air to circulate and reduce the concentration of CO.
Turn off and stop using all the appliances that you suspect could be causing the carbon monoxide leak.
Get everybody, including pets, out of the property as quickly as possible and leave doors and windows open behind you.
If anyone is suffering from the symptoms or effects of carbon monoxide poisoning seek medical advice immediately.
You should contact the relevant authority or association for your fuel type using their emergency contact number.
Let any adjoining neighbours know about the alarm becasue carbon monoxide can seep through walls floors and ceilings.
Don't go back into the propery untill it has been properly checked and verified safe to enter by a certified professional.
Don't use the affected appliance until it has been checked and certified as being safe by an approved engineer.