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Category: Gas

Cornwall caravan site owner operated without gas safety certificate

Friday, July 1, 2011

A caravan at a site in Cornwall was rented out without gas safety certificates, a court heard today.

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Demolition company fined for failing to meet basic gas and electricity safety regulations

Friday, June 17, 2011

A demolition company has been fined following a dangerous occurrence involving the release of over half a tonne of gas. It also carried out work while electricity supplies to the buildings undergoing demolition remained live.

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Wiltshire man sentenced to 300 hours community service over faulty gas work he was not registered to do

Thursday, June 16, 2011

A Wiltshire man has been prosecuted for illegally carrying out gas work at a neighbour’s home which could have put them at risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Solihull man fined for carrying out illegal gas work

Monday, June 13, 2011

A Solihull man has been prosecuted by HSE for carrying out gas work at an elderly widow’s home without being registered to do so.

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Gas Safety Advice Line enquiry service – partnership opportunity

Friday, June 10, 2011

HSE is seeking to appoint a partner organisation, with a proven track record of providing guidance and advice on gas related safety issues, to jointly deliver its Gas Safety Advice Line enquiry service, for a period of approximately seven years, from 01 October 2011.

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Unregistered gas installer put Lincolnshire lives at risk

Friday, May 27, 2011

An unregistered gas installation company and its director illegally carried out work on properties across Lincolnshire, putting residents’ lives at risk.

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Don’t DIY with gas – Always use a Gas Safe registered engineer

Friday, May 27, 2011

Remember when planning home improvements, DIY gas work won’t save you money – it could cost your life. Don’t try to fit, fix or move gas appliances such as a boiler or cooker – use a Gas Safe registered engineer who has the right skills to carry this work out safely.

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Landlord fined for illegal and dangerous gas work

Thursday, May 26, 2011

A Glasgow landlord who allowed his tenants to live with dangerous gas appliances and carried out gas work in a house and flat he owned despite not being legally qualified to do so has been sentenced.

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Company fined after security guard dies from carbon monoxide poisoning

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

A London construction company and a security company manager have been fined after a security guard died from carbon monoxide poisoning while at a work.

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Landlord prosecuted for putting tenants’ lives at risk

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

A landlord was fined after dangerous defects were found on gas appliances at a property rented out to tenants.

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RR870 – Good control practice for workers’ exposure to gases in landfill – Sampling and measurement report

Friday, May 20, 2011

This project gathered information on the potential exposure of workers’ to gases in landfill, to provide evidence to develop guidance on good practice for the control of exposure.

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Community order for Shropshire man in illegal gas work

Friday, May 13, 2011

A Shropshire man has been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) for carrying out gas work at an elderly couple’s home without being Gas Safe registered.

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Unregistered gas fitter fined after putting lives at risk

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

An unregistered gas fitter misled customers into believing he was a legally registered gas engineer and then carried out work that put lives at risk.

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Unregistered gas fitter fined after putting lives at risk

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

An unregistered gas fitter misled customers into believing he was a legally registered gas engineer and then carried out work that put lives at risk.

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Landlord convicted of repeated gas inspection failure

Thursday, May 5, 2011

A Nuneaton landlord has been given a suspended six-month prison sentence for repeatedly failing to carry out annual gas inspections on one of his properties.

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Gas fitter and employer fined for raft of safety breaches

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

A gas fitter and his employer have been sentenced for putting people’s lives at risk with a catalogue of defective work.

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Builder jailed for putting profit before safety

Monday, April 11, 2011

A Bradford builder has been jailed for trying to cut costs by doing his own gas and electric installation in a granny flat he was working on.

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Workers poisoned in carbon monoxide release

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Three Sheffield workers were almost overcome by fumes when a decontamination unit began to fill with deadly carbon monoxide, a court heard.

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Safety in the installation and use of gas systems and appliances

Monday, March 28, 2011

This Approved Code of Practice and Guidance relates to the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998. The Regulations deal with the safe installation, maintenance and use of gas systems, including gas fittings, appliances and flues mainly in domestic and commercial premises.

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Portsmouth landlord fined for failing to meet basic gas safety regulations

Friday, March 25, 2011

A Portsmouth landlord has been fined for endangering lives after consistently failing to provide safety records for gas appliances at a property he rented out to a family.

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