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Category: Gas

RR1077 – Safe storage of wood pellet and wood chip fuel

Saturday, December 10, 2016

This report describes a study, involving seven site visits, to develop evidence to inform HSE engagement with the industry on the prevention of carbon monoxide poisonings.

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Builder handed suspended prison sentence and community service following unsafe gas work

Monday, November 7, 2016

A builder has been sentenced to 250 hours of community service for putting a home owner at risk following renovations to their house in Cardiff.

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Landlord given suspended prison sentence over gas failings

Monday, October 17, 2016

A Durham landlord has been given a suspended prison sentence following his failure to maintain or check the gas fittings in one of his properties.

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Torbay plumber sentenced after illegal gas work

Friday, October 7, 2016

An illegal gas fitter has been prosecuted after he installed a gas boiler and left it in a potentially dangerous state because he did not commission it.

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Illegal Newquay gas fitter sentenced for undertaking unregistered gaswork

Thursday, September 15, 2016

An unregistered gas fitter has been order to complete 250 hours of community service for illegally installing a LPG gas boiler and hob at a Newquay home as well as producing fraudulent documentation.

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HSE jobs – Trainee Inspectors of Health and Safety – National

Monday, September 5, 2016

The current recruitment for trainee inspectors is closed, however, see if you could be right for the role?”

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Gas engineer fined for unsafe installation

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

A Gas Safe registered engineer from Middlesex has been fined for safety failings after he carried out an unsafe installation.

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Man sentenced for pretending to be Gas Safe Registered

Monday, August 15, 2016

A 35-year-old self-employed worker from Edmonton has been given two suspended jail terms for falsely pretending to be Gas Safe Registered.

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Security firms fined over death of security guard

Friday, August 12, 2016

Two security companies have been fined after a security guard died from carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Gas Safety Week 19-25 September 2016

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Gas Safety Week aims to raise awareness of gas safety and reminds us to have our gas appliances safety checked annually by a qualified Gas Safe registered engineer.

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Torbay plumber and company who contracted him prosecuted after illegal and dangerous gaswork

Friday, July 1, 2016

An illegal gas fitter and the company that hired him have both been prosecuted after work was left in a dangerous condition at a home in Torquay.

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North Devon engineer undertook false gas safety checks

Thursday, June 30, 2016

A gas engineer undertook gaswork despite his registration with Gas Safe Register (GSR) lapsing and produced false documents claiming the work had been completed by a member of Gas Safe Register.

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Suspended prison sentence for unregistered gas worker

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

A man who fitted central heating boilers at two houses in Greater Manchester has received a suspended prison sentence, after he admitted he did not have the required safety registration to do the work.

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Suspended prison sentence for unregistered gas fitter

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

A gas fitter from Walsall has received a suspended prison sentence after he fitted a hob at a house in Tamworth when not on the Gas Safe Register.

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Gas engineer sentenced for putting tenants at risk

Monday, June 13, 2016

A gas engineer has been sentenced to 120 hours of community service for putting tenants at risk in rented homes in Chelmsford.

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Company fined for release of natural gas and crude oil

Monday, May 23, 2016

A Hampshire-based energy company has been fined for releasing natural gas and crude oil.

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Man jailed for illegal gas work

Monday, May 16, 2016

A Darlington man has been jailed for carrying out illegal gas work on three occasions.

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Worker fined for unsafe gas work

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

A self-employed worker from Glossop has been fined for unsafe gas work.

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Suspended prison sentence following fraudulent gaswork

Thursday, April 21, 2016

A businessman formally based in Cornwall illegally carried out annual gas safety checks at tenanted properties despite not being a registered gas engineer.

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Torquay man put lives at risk through illegal gas work

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

A pub worker has been sentenced for illegally installing gas pipework and a gas boiler at a flat in Torquay.

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