Barbecues: Health Hazards:Written question - 232007

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Asked on: 13 March 2019
Department of Health and Social Care
Barbecues: Health Hazards
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To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to promote public awareness of the risk to health of using barbeques in enclosed spaces; and if he will make a statement.
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Answered by: Steve Brine
Answered on: 18 March 2019

Public Health England published advice and guidance on social media to remind campers about the dangers of using barbeques inside tents and other enclosed spaces. An example of this can be viewed at the following link:

https://publichealthmatters.blog.gov.uk/2015/12/15/carbon-monoxide-the-silent-killer/

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