Heating Safety

Heaters regularly cause deaths in the home. Most accidents happen because we sit too close to them or stand them too close to clothing or other items in the room. We also leave them on all night. Electric space heaters are involved in most accidents while gas, solid fuel and LPG gas heaters also carry a high risk.

Follow these simple rules for safe use:

Electric Heaters:

Storage Heaters/Fan Heaters/Convection Heaters:

Radiant Heaters & Solid Fuel Fires:

Gas Fires: