Heat Sources

During the winter months many of us will use additional and portable heaters 

These can if used safely be an essential source of heat however, used irresponsibly they can be a risk to life.  If you use a portable heater, please follow the safety advice below:  

  • Avoid placing heaters too close to furnishings or other combustibles​. 
  • Never put washing to dry on the heater  
  • Do not place heaters in the way of an exit route​. 
  • Ensure the heater is in good working condition​. 
  • Do not place a heater in front of an open fire.