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Carbon monoxide fumes kill beater

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) reminded owners and users of gas-fired poultry brooder heaters of the potential health risks associated with their use.

The warning follows an investigation into the tragic death at Balbirine Estates in Fife of part-time beater in 2006. When Carbon monoxide (CO) from the gas-fired heater accumulated in the rearing shed as he slept.

Read the press release