Safety

Gas Safe Register

Gas is dangerous, and sometimes, potentially lethal. Therefore, if you are thinking about getting a boiler fitted, gas fire replaced or even a cooker repaired, you ought to first make sure that the engineer you are about to hire is professionally qualified to carry out this work safely. 1. Gas Safe Register By the law of UK, anyone who wishes to get gas appliances installed or repaired must be on the Gas Safe Register, which was initiated in the year 2009 [...]

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A Comprehensive Guide for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning If you have unsafe gas appliances installed at your house then there is a high probability that it can produce an extremely hazardous gas known as carbon monoxide (CO). The gas is extremely unsafe, and can also be life threatening upon exposure. Further, many chronic diseases are also caused by carbon monoxide exposure. Carbon monoxide is produced when natural gas or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) is completely burnt. Such a situation arises when the gas appliance is [...]

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Legionnaires disease in Water Systems

How to Manage Legionnaires disease in Water Systems? Legionnaires’ disease is caused by Legionella bacteria that are commonly found in the water we consume. The bacteria tend to grow when essential nutrients are available and temperature is regulated between 20-45°C. On the contrary, bacteria do not survive if the temperature exceeds 60°C or it tends to get dormant in temperature below 20°C. Primarily, Legionnaires’ disease is a type of pneumonia that can be extremely detrimental to the human health causing [...]

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