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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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Father blinded after gas engineer’s blunder

Monday, March 14, 2011

A father of two was blinded in one eye by an explosion at his North Yorkshire home after a bungled repair to a gas fire.

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Better gas safe than sorry – Advice for elderly people

Monday, March 14, 2011

Let’s talk gas safety. Understand how to be gas safe at home – only use a gas safe registered engineer and always check the gas safe ID card.  It is important to make sure that your central heating boiler and all of your gas appliances are working properly.

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Doncaster landlord neglected gas safety for tenant

Thursday, March 3, 2011

A Doncaster landlord put a tenant at risk by failing to have a gas safety check carried out at the property, a court has been told.

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Podcast – Let’s Talk Gas Safety

Monday, January 31, 2011

In this episode: We look at the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning and speak to Sarah Hill from Gas Safe to talk about their latest campaign.

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Plumber jailed after ‘Rogue Traders’ exposes illegal gas work

Thursday, January 6, 2011

A plumber who was caught carrying out illegal gas work by BBC’s Rogue Traders has been jailed after ignoring a previous order to stop.

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Plumbers sentenced for carrying out illegal gas work

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Two plumbers from Hertfordshire who put people at risk by illegally working on domestic gas appliances have been sentenced.

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Cross government group on gas safety

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Annual report – the Cross Government Group on Gas Safety and Carbon Monoxide (CO) Awareness ensures a

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Plumber sentenced for carrying out illegal gas work

Monday, December 6, 2010

A Middlesex plumber who put people at risk by illegally working on domestic gas appliances has been sentenced.

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Safety notice: Gas boilers – flues in voids

Thursday, December 2, 2010

This Safety Notice provides updated information to that in the safety alert that was issued by HSE on 2nd October 2008 following a death earlier that year.

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