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Cardiff gas fitter fined for working without registration

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

A gas fitter installed a boiler in a domestic property despite not being Gas Safe registered.

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Illegal gas fitter receives two-year prison sentence

Thursday, October 20, 2011

An Accrington man who falsely claimed he was a registered gas engineer has been sent to prison for two years for endangering people’s lives at two properties in Lancashire, including a baby boy.

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Students – keep gas safe

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Carbon monoxide is a poisonous gas. Don’t mistake the symptoms for a hangover. According to HSE statistics, every year around 15 people die from carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. Don’t become a statistic; there are things you can do to keep yourself safe.

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Unregistered gas fitter fined after putting lives at risk

Friday, October 14, 2011

A gas fitter has been fined after he misled a customer into believing he was legally registered and then carried out work that put lives at risk.

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Builder given community service order for unsafe gas work

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

A self-employed Lockerbie builder has been given a Community Service Order after he carried out unsafe gas installation work at a house near Dumfries.

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Stourbridge builder fined for illegal gas work

Thursday, October 6, 2011

A builder from Stourbridge carried out gas work at four houses in Worcester despite not being Gas Safe registered.

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Landlord fined for taking risks with gas safety

Thursday, October 6, 2011

A man who rented out his Huddersfield home left his tenant at risk by ignoring repeated warnings to have the gas appliances in the property safety-checked.

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Gas safety – Frequently asked questions

Monday, October 3, 2011

Answers to home owners’ most popular questions

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Gas Safety Week 12 – 18 September

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Gas Safety Week aims to raise awareness of practical gas safety advice for homeowners and the importance of taking care of your gas appliances. Badly fitted and poorly serviced gas appliances can cause gas leaks, fires, explosions and carbon monoxide poisoning. By taking care of your gas appliances properly you are taking care of your […]

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Gas microsite relaunched

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

The gas microsite has been relaunched and provides: Information gas consumers need to know in order to manage gas appliances/equipment safely and tells you what to do in an emergency, regulation of health and safety for the onshore natural gas industry and the safe use of LPG.

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Willenhall man prosecuted for illegal gas work

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

A gas engineer from Willenhall has been prosecuted for illegally carrying out work at a house in Cannock.

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HSE issues gas detector safety alert

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

This alert is to warn workers using a Status Mentor PGD2 gas detector that some of them may be giving false readings due to software configuration. None of these gas detector should be used until its software and configuration has been verified.

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Gas safety on holiday – Take care, be Gas Safe at home and away

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

When you go away, whether staying in a B&B, villa, chalet, hotel, caravan or boat, you might be more vulnerable than in your own home. Gas safety regulations vary across the world. Gas Safe Register recommends that anyone taking a trip away follows simple gas safety precautions.

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RR888 – HSE/Ofgem: 10 year review of the Iron Mains Replacement Programme

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

introduced in 2002 to address ‘societal concern’ regarding the potential for failure of cast iron gas mains and the consequent risk of injuries, fatalities and damage to buildings (defined as incidents). HSE and Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) have commissioned jointly an independent review to assess the progress of the Iron Mains Replacement […]

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Gas eBulletin – Subscribe for free email news and updates

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Receive a free email detailing the latest developments on the gas website. We’ll ask you to confirm your subscription, then send you a copy of the most recent bulletin. You will receive an update every month.

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Seaton gas fitter fined for work on gas boiler and fire

Friday, August 5, 2011

A gas fitter left a boiler he had serviced in a potentially unsafe condition, Exeter magistrates heard today.

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Plumber sentenced after explosion at Willenhall bungalow

Monday, July 18, 2011

A Wolverhampton plumber has been given a ten-month suspended jail sentence for causing a gas explosion and fire in which a pensioner sustained 21 per cent burns rescuing his nine-year-old granddaughter.

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Warwickshire man fined for carrying out dangerous gas work

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

A gas engineer from South Warwickshire has been prosecuted by HSE for carrying out dangerous work that put two people at risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.

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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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