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The Silent Killer in Aussie Homes

“It was just a normal Saturday night,”. That’s how Vanessa Robinson talked about the night of May 30, 2010, in a video on the Energy Safe Victoria web site. As was normal, her two children – eight-year-old Chase and six-year-old Tyler – had been playing inside the family’s Shepparton home. Following that, the family watched a few videos and went to bed. During the night, one of the kids began to cry – then the other one. They must be…

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Launch of the New CO Awareness TV Commercial

Victoria’s Energy Minister, Lily D’Ambrosio, joined Energy Safe Victoria at Northland to launch the new carbon monoxide awareness ad. She joined sisters Madeleine and Bridget to check out the colorful slipper socks ESV were giving away as part of the launch.

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~A story from one of our community members~

My name is Michelle Weir and I feel that I need to share my story with everybody to help raise the awareness of carbon monoxide poisoning. In 2014, my two children, husband and I were renting a property for four months. During this period, on a Wednesday I was at home all morning with my daughter doing my weekly routine of cleaning, washing etc. I had noticed a weird gassy kind of smell in the house, but I wasn’t sure…

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Winners of Competition Announced

Congratulations to the -7- winners for this years Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week competition. You have all won an audible First Alert carbon monoxide alarm valued at $60.00 each. ~Tracey LeMaistre ~Angela Hogan ~Gayle Ward ~Corey Arthur ~Manda J Opray ~Misty Tantucz ~Sarah McLachlan Please contact the page with your mailing address, for your alarm (and other little goodies) to be sent out via express post this week. Note: There will be other carbon monoxide alarms given away throughout the winter…

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ABC Radio Interview

Early morning interview with Saturday Breakfast presenter, Greg Bayliss. After nearly 5 years of interviews I still shake and I always stress out that I will go completely blank (has happened before)! It all went well, apart from the fact that I may have babbled…….sigh! Vanessa-returning to her bed!

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Good Night Out or Carbon Monoxide?

Are you a student and living in a rental property? Student accommodation can be great fun, but have you thought about your safety? Carbon monoxide is a poisonous gas which can kill quickly with no warning. Make sure that you know the symptoms – They might not just be the signs of a good night out! Ask for your fuel burning appliances to be serviced at the minimum of once every two years.

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