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This is a summary report of the outcome of HSE’s consultation on proposals to review its Approved Codes of Practice (ACOPs).
An unregistered gas fitter has received a nine month suspended prison sentence for illegally carrying out sub-standard gas work at two chip shops in South Wales.
A Chester landlord has been fined after ignoring repeated warnings about gas safety at a property she rented out in the city.
An unregistered gas fitter has received a suspended prison sentence for illegally carrying out sub-standard gas work at a property in Essex.
An unregistered gas fitter from Morden has been fined for endangering a Tooting family after he illegally and unsafely fitted a new boiler at their home.
Ensure gas appliances are properly installed and maintained to avoid danger of fire, explosion, gas leaks and carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning.
An unregistered gas fitter has appeared in court in Swindon for carrying out unsafe work on a boiler leaving a householder at risk.
Gas Safe Register (GSR) has been working with the production team of popular TV soap Coronation Street on a storyline showing the risks posed by unregistered and unqualified people working on gas appliances and the danger from carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning which can result. The storyline, which will run between Christmas and New Year, is a timely [...]
A private landlord in Bradford has appeared in court after he repeatedly failed to produce a gas safety record for a property in Heaton where a mother lived with her two children.
One of the UK’s largest property service organisations has been ordered to pay more than £300,000 in fines, costs and compensation after seven people were hospitalised when carbon monoxide (CO) fumes escaped into their homes.
A South Yorkshire man has been fined for carrying out illegal gas work at a house in Sheffield, leaving an elderly woman at risk from deadly carbon monoxide poisoning.
Chesterfield Borough Council has been fined after carbon monoxide fed back into one of its properties, putting the tenant at risk of poisoning.
A property development firm has been fined £100,000 following a major gas explosion that destroyed dozens of homes in South Manchester.
A Cambridge landlord risked the health of his tenants by failing to ensure gas appliances were safe to use and then produced a fake certificate to give the impression they were, a court has heard.
Gas safety and more broadly carbon monoxide awareness is a truly cross government issue with the majority of Government departments, the devolved administrations and other governmental bodies having an interest from their particular perspective. This report provides a summary of the work carried out by all members of the Cross Government Group on Gas Safety [...]
You can’t see it, taste it or smell it, but it can kill quickly without warning – Carbon monoxide awareness your frequently asked questions.
This report considers ventilation requirements for caravans and park homes which have a skirt installed to enclose the volume underneath them. Ventilation is considered in relation to the possibility of LPG leaking into the space under the caravan / park home due to corrosion of any underground LPG service pipe which rises under it.
A North Devon plumber who fraudulently claimed to be a registered gas fitter has received a suspended prison sentence and tagging order preventing him from leaving his home after 8pm.
A Brixham gas fitter has been fined after falsely claiming to be registered gas engineer and leaving work he carried out in a dangerous condition.