Inspect your heater for any damage before turning it on in winter and every month after that;
Check the appearance of radiant gas heaters when in operation;
Visually check the flames of your gas appliance. Pilot lights and main burners should produce blue flame;
If you smell a different or unusual odour, turn the appliance off immediately;
Never block air vents in rooms;
Never leave fuel-powered motors running in your garage;
Have your heating system, hot water service and any other gas or oil appliances serviced by a qualified technician every year.
Have a carbon monoxide monitor installed in your home.
If you have any concerns of quires contact the Carbon Monoxide Testing Australia team on 1300 599 529.