Safety

Find here information about safety in your home

Information on Carbon Monoxide detection.
The smoke detector is designed to give early warning of developing fires by detecting smoke that comes into its sensing chamber. It does not sense gas, heat or flames. The detector monitors the air. When it senses smoke, it sounds its built-in alarm horn. It can provide precious time for you and your family to escape before a fire spreads.
The Home Security Project has been delivered since 2000 by West Lothian Council. Its purpose is to offer a range of simple home security measures to pensioners living in West Lothian.
Any gas escape is considered and emergency. This is defined in the Gas safety (Installation and Use) Regulations. This article advises how an escape should dealt with.
The smoke detector is designed to give early warning of developing fires by detecting smoke that comes into its sensing chamber. It does not sense gas, heat or flames. The detector monitors the air. When it senses smoke, it sounds its built-in alarm horn. It can provide precious time for you and your family to escape before a fire spreads.
Information on what happens when we check the safety of the electrical wiring in your council home.
The importance of water hygiene While rented premises are generally very low risk it is important to implement measures to assure the hygiene of the water supply.
Community Safety Partners work together to reduce incidents and the fear of antisocial behaviour in communities across West Lothian. Everyone has the right to be safe in their own homes and to be safe when out and about.
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Home Fire Safety Visit