DHHS notice: Safety notice about heaters


The Australian Gas Association and Energy Safe Victoria has issued safety notices for the Pyrox or Vulcan 48 series Space Heaters. Pictures of these gas heaters are above.

Tests have indicated that under certain conditions these heaters can produce unsafe levels of carbon monoxide.  
If one of these heaters is in a property you manage, or you are supporting a client who is living in a property with this heater, please:

  • Inform your client not to use this gas heater.
  • Either you, or request the property manager to, make alternative heating arrangements (see below) .

For further information about this gas heater alert and using gas heaters safely go to:

For health concerns dial 000 or seek medical attention.