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Document ID (ISN)111355
CIS number 11-0076
Year 2008
Convention or series no. HSE Research Report RR634
Author(s) Dhanjal A.S.
Health and Safety Executive
Title A review of carbon monoxide incident information, for 2005/06, produced from the full investigation of incidents which had resulted from the use of piped natural gas and LPG, within Great Britain
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2008. vi, 76p. Illus. 4 ref.
Internet access Report_RR634.pdf [in English]
Abstract This report covers accidental carbon monoxide poisoning incidents resulting from the use of piped natural gas for the period 1 April 2005 to 31 March 2006 in the United Kingdom. The report analyses information obtained from the Downstream Incident Data Report. The report covers both domestic and industrial incidents. Tables and plots are provided for poisoning fatalities, poisoning incidents, and risks associated with the use of gas appliances, with trends from 1996/97. For domestic appliance-related incidents, data include room location, proximity to walls, fire resistance and electrical safety.
Descriptors (primary) carbon monoxide; gas heating; analysis of accident causes; dangerous occurrences; poisoning
Descriptors (secondary) United Kingdom; natural gas; liquefied petroleum gas; causes of accidents; statistical trends
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Carbon monoxide