#GasSafeXmas chat: Christmas cold or CO poisoning? #ad


At our #GasSafeXmas twitter chat we’re talking about how to have a safe Christmas including the serious issue of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning at Christmas. Often the symptoms can be confused for a Christmas cold or flu, but the consequences can be dangerous, even life threatening. Take part in the chat and you could win 1 of 10 £25 shopping vouchers, simply for sharing your stories, tips and concerns!

As temperatures plummet, households across the country may be cranking up their heating, popping their turkey in the oven for hours on end, and working their boilers hard. If your appliances run on gas, it’s important to know that they’re working safe and sound. If they’re not, they can leak deadly carbon monoxide or cause a fire.

Findings from @GasSafeRegister show that around 1 in every 6 gas appliances they inspect is found to be unsafe. They’ll be joining us for our Twitter Chat on Friday 8 December from 1pm to raise awareness about what you can do to ensure your family are gas safe at home, and also post about the symptoms of CO poisoning.

The Twitter chat is sponsored by Gas Safe Register, which is the register of all gas engineers who are legally qualified to work on gas appliances. It exists to protect you, your family and your property from unsafe gas work.

Come share your questions, thoughts and stories about how to have a safe Christmas and the issue of CO poisoning during the festive season!

Tweet on Friday 8 December from 13:00 – 14:00 GMT.

HOW TO TAKE PART 

Tweet on 8 December between 13:00 – 14:00 GMT about Christmas concerns using the hashtag #GasSafeXmas and following @BritMums.

10 lucky winners, chosen at random, will receive a £25 shopping voucher simply for taking part!

#GasSafeXmas

  • Friday 8 December 2017 13:00 – 14:00 GMT
  • Prize: 10 lucky winners, chosen at random, will receive a £25 shopping voucher simply for taking part!
  • Follow @BritMums and @GasSafeRegister
  • Tweet your gas safety questions

Tweet now to enter! Christmas cold or CO poisoning? Join the @BritMums #GasSafeXmas chat on 8 Dec

Our co-hosts

Also tweeting are our co-hosts, who make the discussion that much better and are compensated for their involvement. Make sure you follow them too! 

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The winners are:

Louise Edwards
@mygorgeousboys

Sarah Wilson
@yosarahw

 

Lisa Rowsell‏
@Lisa2062

Emma Fox‏
@FoxVillagefox

 

Emma Livesey‏
@emmalouise81x

Danny Hodgson‏
@DanDanDiscoMan

Sandra Clarke‏
@SandraC0206

CM Holding‏
@dizzymermaid100

Georgie O’Dwyer‏
@ODwyer_G

Katie Smith‏
@katslo4

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About Jennifer Howze

Jennifer Howze is the Creative Director and co-founder of BritMums. She blogs about family travel at Jenography.net, tweets at @JHowze and Instagrams at @JHowze. Previously, she wrote the Alpha Mummy blog at The Times and as a journalist has contributed to The Times, The Guardian, The Independent, The Wall Street Journal, Travel & Leisure, Budget Travel, CNN.com, Allure, SELF and Premiere, among others. She won The Maggie Award from the Planned Parenthood Federation of America for a health article in Seventeen magazine.

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