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Gas Safety eBulletin – subscribe free for news and updates

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

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Wembley builder exposed customers to carbon monoxide

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

A building company and one of its directors from Wembley have today been fined a total of £15,000 after leaving two customers at risk of death or serious illness from exposure to carbon monoxide fumes.

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Unregistered fitter prosecuted over defective gas fire

Thursday, August 5, 2010

A man who potentially put lives at risk by fitting a replacement gas fire in a domestic property despite not being a member of CORGI faced the courts today.

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Safety notice – Risks associated with working on or near lamp columns with non-standard roots during excavation works

Thursday, July 15, 2010

In February 2010 a young child was killed and a woman injured when a lamp column fell on them. The lamp column fell outside the boundary of a site where street works were taking place.

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Gas eBulletin – free news and updates

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

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Gas advice for landlords’ – dealing with tenants

Friday, June 25, 2010

What information do I have to give my tenants?

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Selby company fined after explosion injures worker

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

A worker at a company providing anti-corrosion solutions to industry was severely injured when a build up of gas vapour in a road tanker exploded a court heard.

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Illegal gas fitter fined after elderly couple poisoned by carbon monoxide

Friday, June 18, 2010

A workman whose illegal gas fitting work led to an elderly Edgware couple being poisoned by carbon monoxide in their home, has been fined £500.

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Tywyn fitter is fined for illegal gas work

Friday, June 11, 2010

High levels of deadly carbon monoxide gas were potentially endangering lives as a result of an illegal gas fitter’s work, a court heard today.

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Gas Safe Register – Better Gas Safe than sorry

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Dangerous gas work can be deadly, 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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New gas flue installation puts family at risk

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

A Gloucestershire loft conversion company and its subcontractor have today been fined for carrying out dangerous gas works which left a family at serious risk.

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Domestic gas maintenance – Landlords’ responsibilities

Monday, May 24, 2010

Maintenance – gas pipework. The requirement for landlords to provide domestic gas maintenance is distinct from the requirement for keeping gas safety records.

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Plumber sentenced for carrying out bogus gas fitting

Monday, May 24, 2010

A plumber who illegally worked on gas boilers when unregistered in the Southend-on-Sea area has been sentenced in court.

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Workshop guilty of continuing to use dangerous gas heater

Friday, May 21, 2010

A Staffordshire motor mechanics has been given a conditional discharge today (20/05) after ignoring a Prohibition Notice, ordering it to stop using a dangerous gas heater.

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New ‘one stop shop’ website for landlords on domestic gas safety

Monday, May 10, 2010

All the information landlords need to meet their legal duties on domestic gas is now available in one place with the launch of a new website.

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Calor Gas fined over LPG release

Friday, May 7, 2010

Calor Gas Ltd was today fined £27,500, after a major gas leak led to a cloud of highly flammable Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) forming above its terminal in Essex.

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Lancashire man fined for gas safety offences

Thursday, April 22, 2010

A Lancashire plumber has been fined £750 after forging gas certificates and deceiving homeowners.

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South Wales man jailed again for unauthorised gas work

Thursday, April 22, 2010

A self-employed man from Aberdare has been jailed for a second time for carrying out gas work after ignoring a prohibition notice issued by HSE.

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Sheffield landlord fined for exposing tenants to gas dangers

Thursday, April 15, 2010

A Sheffield landlord who failed to ensure gas appliances at a property he rented out were safe and fit for purpose was today prosecuted by HSE.

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Gas installer prosecuted for using fake registration

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

An unregistered gas fitter who illegally carried out work on properties across Nottingham with falsely issued gas safety certificates has been given a 12-month community service order and ordered to carry out 200 hours unpaid work.

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