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Oxygen Users

Read through the safety advice if you or someone you know is an oxygen user. 

  • Read the user instruction manual before operating your medical oxygen equipment;
  • Make sure your home has working smoke alarms – test the batteries weekly;
  • Make an emergency escape plan. If you would have difficulty escaping in an emergency, always keep a phone within easy reach;
  • Never smoke or let someone else smoke near you whilst using your oxygen equipment. This includes the use of e-cigarettes;
  • Never charge or let anyone charge batteries of e-cigarettes near you or the oxygen source;
  • Do not use your oxygen equipment near an open flame. Oxygen should be kept at least 3m away from open flames.