You can’t see carbon monoxide and you can’t smell it, make sure your gas appliances are well maintained this winter! #COawareness
There are early 12 million older people in the UK, and now more than ever, they are at risk from unsafe gas appliances. Talk #gassafety with your loved ones.
‘Now experts at the Asthma UK and British Lung Foundation Partnership are asking people with wood burners only to use them if they have no alternative source of heat.’ #IAQ #woodburners
Cramped and substandard housing remains a key public health challenge. More needs to be done to make sure everyone has a healthy home to live in. #housing #indoorenvironment #covid
Important research from @sheffielduni Highlights the risk to vulnerable people and those with underlying health conditions of solid fuel appliances. #IAQ #IndoorAir #IndoorEnvironment https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/dec/18/wood-burners-triple-harmful-indoor-air-pollution-study-finds
Great article by @DavidOrrCBE regarding the worrying effects of damp homes and COVID-19. Policymakers need to pay more attention to the effects of poor standard housing on peoples’ health and well-being. #indoorenvironment #builtenvironment #Covid_19
Cold damp homes and COVID-19 – a fatal combination. My blog for @Ageing_Better on our work with @TheKingsFund https://www.ageing-better.org.uk/blogs/covid-19-has-shone-light-our-non-decent-homes