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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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Gas safety – Advice for tenants

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Advice for tenants contains frequently asked questions about landlord duties/equipment safely and tells you what to do in an emergency.

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Gas company fined after car roll incident

Friday, November 19, 2010

A gas transportation company has been fined £20,000 after a car flipped on its side when it hit a metal plate during road works.

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Gas safety – Carbon monoxide:simple steps to stay safe

Monday, November 15, 2010

HSE is supporting Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week organised by the charity CO-Awareness.

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HSE Podcast – Lord Young Review

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

In this episode: We speak to Judith Hackitt, the chair of HSE, as she welcomes publication of Lord Young’s review of health and safety.

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Better Gas Safe than sorry – real people’s video stories

Friday, October 29, 2010

Dangerous gas work can be deadly. Hear Anne’s story to understand the devastating consequences of using an illegal gas fitter.

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Health and safety statistics 2009/10

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

The latest statistics on work-related health and safety – work-related ill-health, injuries, dangerous occurrences, enforcement and gas safety - in Great Britain for 2009/10.

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Illegal gas fitter sentenced to community service

Thursday, October 21, 2010

A self-employed plumber has been prosecuted for continuing to carry out illegal work on gas boilers in Luton despite orders to stop.

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Plumber endangered customers’ lives

Friday, October 15, 2010

A self-employed plumber has been prosecuted after carrying out illegal work on gas boilers that was so bad it put his customers’ lives at risk.

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Better Gas Safe than sorry – Only use a Gas Safe registered engineer

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Anyone employed to work on gas appliances in domestic premises must be Gas Safe registered and competent in that area of gas work.

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