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Carbon Monoxide

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning You can’t see, taste or smell carbon monoxide, but it can be deadly. Carbon Monoxide (CO) is a highly poisonous gas, it can cause death as well as serious long term health problems such as brain damage. The Gas Safety Register defines CO as: ‘..produced by the incomplete burning of natural gas […]

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Lift Safety

Halton Housing operates 6 lifts in total in 5 of our buildings: Naughton Fields, Barkla Fields, Brennan Lodge, Brunswick House and two in Churchill Mansions. We inspect all of our lifts on a quarterly basis as opposed to the standard 6 monthly inspections in line with LOLER statutory requirements. All of our lifts contain an […]

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Water hygiene in your home

Legionella Risk Management Legionnaires’ disease is a form of pneumonia which anybody can catch; although it’s more likely to affect those people who are susceptible because of their age, illness, poor immune system or because they are smokers. Most cases that are reported have been in people who are aged between 40 and 70. Legionnaires’ […]

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Halton Housing Fire Risk Assessment

The safety of our customers is an absolute priority to Halton Housing and we make every effort to make sure that our customers are safe in their homes and free from harm from such potential hazards as fire. What we do As a responsible landlord, we undertake fire risk assessments in all of our flatted […]

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The Tenancy Support Team

Did you know that here at Halton Housing we have a dedicated team of 5 individuals whose job roles are to care for some of our most vulnerable customers and offer them support? Our Tenancy Support Team is made up of five incredibly dedicated people, who have in recent years established close working relationships with […]

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Asbestos

What is asbestos? Asbestos is a strong fibrous mineral, which can resist heat and chemicals. It was commonly used in building materials between the 1950’s and 1980’s. Almost all buildings constructed or altered during this period are likely to contain asbestos. Products containing asbestos can look the same as those that do not. Often the […]

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Condensation

What is condensation? There is always moisture in the air. As the air gets cooler it holds less moisture and droplets of water will appear on any cold surface, especially windows, tiles, mirrors and outside walls. Condensation usually occurs in cold weather. Often black spot mould will grow on the moisture that forms on damp […]

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Aids and Adaptations Self Referral Form

Please see here for our Aids and Adaptations Self Referral Form

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Collecting Prescriptions on UC

If you claim Universal Credit, it is vital that you tick the Job Seekers Allowance check box on a Help with Health Cost Claim Form when picking up your prescription to avoid being fined £50.

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