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