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Category: Gas

Updated online Asbestos Essentials for Non-Licensed work with asbestos

Monday, September 18, 2017

Asbestos Essentials online task sheets provide information for those in the building maintenance and allied trades on safe work with asbestos.  The suite of free-to-download HSE Asbestos Essentials task sheets has been reviewed and updated.  There is more emphasis on the importance of appropriate information, instruction and training. The sheets now indicate whether specific tasks […]

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Firm fined after worker injured when pipe fell into trench and struck him

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

An Essex company who are specialists in gas infrastructure have been fined after an employee suffered serious injury when a pipe fell into the trench he was working in and struck him.

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Suspended prison sentence for Plymouth man undertaking illegal gas work at tenanted property

Monday, March 20, 2017

An unregistered gas fitter has been sentenced for illegally carrying out gas safety work at a rented house.

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HSL: DSEAR Compliance for Managers and Supervisors – Buxton, 28 Mar 2017

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

This course explains the duties that DSEAR places on employers and the actions needed to comply with them. It focuses particularly on the assessment of risks and the application of controls to both minimise and mitigate those risks.

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Suspended sentence for unregistered gas worker

Thursday, February 9, 2017

A man has been fined and given a suspended prison sentence after working on a number of boilers without being Gas Safe registered.

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Landlord prosecuted for gas safety failings

Monday, January 30, 2017

A Preston Landlord has been given a suspended prison sentence after failing to ensure gas appliances in one of her properties were checked for safety.

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Unregistered gas fitter fined

Thursday, January 26, 2017

An unregistered gas fitter from Farnborough has been prosecuted for carrying out illegal gas work which was found to be unsafe.

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Worker exposed to high level of carbon monoxide

Friday, January 20, 2017

A Construction firm was sentenced today for safety breaches after workers were exposed to carbon monoxide and other substances hazardous to health.

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Housing association prosecuted for safety failings

Thursday, December 22, 2016

A housing association has been prosecuted after allowing renovations to take place that put residents at risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Building company fined for putting childminder and children at risk

Thursday, December 15, 2016

A building company and its director have been fined for breaching Gas Safety law after putting a childminder and children in her care at risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.

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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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Suspended prison sentence for Plymouth landlord who endangered tenants

Friday, December 9, 2016

The landlord of a property in Plymouth risked the lives of his tenants and their young family by not undertaking annual safety checks on gas appliances in the property and by undertaking gaswork which was found to be dangerous.

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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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