1.2 million adults at risk of carbon monoxide because they don’t have a carbon monoxide alarm.
100,000 people over the age of 65 and living alone are also at risk.
Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week takes place 21st – 27th September 2015.
Ireland is introducing postcodes this summer and an outreach programme is in place to ensure that no one is left behind. Dónall Geoghegan, Programme Manager for the Eircode Community Outreach Programme explains.