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Category: Gas

Fraudulent gas fitters put Plymouth homeowner at risk

Friday, April 4, 2014

An unregistered gas fitter and his employee have been prosecuted after carrying out illegal gas work and leaving a gas fire in a dangerous condition.

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Illegal gas fitter from Poole left boilers in a dangerous state

Thursday, April 3, 2014

In a prosecution brought by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), Bournemouth Magistrates heard today (5 March) that Mr Yeatman’s substandard work in Poole created a risk of carbon monoxide poisoning and of potential fire and explosion within the property.

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Illegal gas fitter from Poole left boilers in a dangerous state

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Illegal gas fitter from Poole left boilers in a dangerous state, substandard work in Poole created a risk of carbon monoxide poisoning and of potential fire and explosion within the property.

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Company director in court after unsafe gas work

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The owner of a West Midlands supplier of catering equipment has been given a suspended prison sentence and 240 hours of unpaid community work after carrying out illegal and dangerous gas work at two fish bars in East Anglia.

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Prison for gas fitter after work put family in danger

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

A Derbyshire plumber has been sent to prison after putting his customers’ lives at risk.

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Swindon gas engineer put tenants at risk

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

A gas engineer put the tenants of a property at risk by carrying out poor work while undertaking important safety checks, a court heard yesterday (24 March).

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Illegal gas fitter fined over work at Appleby homes

Thursday, March 20, 2014

A self-employed worker has been fined after illegally carrying out gas work at dozens of homes in Appleby-in-Westmorland.

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London landlords put Hampstead tenants at risk

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Two landlord companies have been fined for gas safety breaches discovered at a block of privately rented flats in Hampstead, North London.

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Fowey gas fitter carried out dangerous and illegal work

Monday, March 17, 2014

An unregistered gas fitter put his customer’s lives at risk by leaving a new boiler in a dangerous condition, a court has heard.

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Rotherham family left in danger by illegal gas work

Thursday, March 13, 2014

A Rotherham man has been prosecuted after carrying out illegal gas work and putting a family with a young boy at risk from carbon monoxide poisoning or explosion.

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Unregistered Brixham fitter sentenced for illegal gas work

Monday, March 10, 2014

A gas fitter has been given a six month suspended prison sentence for carrying out illegal work on boiler installations in the Brixham area over a two year period.

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Illegal gas fitter in court following unsafe gas work

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

A Suffolk plumber has been given a suspended prison sentence after carrying out illegal and dangerous gas work at a home in Lowestoft.

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Landlord in court following illegal gas work

Friday, February 14, 2014

A landlord has been given a suspended prison sentence and ordered to carry out 150 hours of community work for endangering a family with young children after he authorised illegal gas work at a Luton home.

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Cornish gas fitter left hob in dangerous state

Friday, February 7, 2014

An illegal gas fitter, who was unqualified to carry out work on gas appliances, left a hob he worked on in a dangerous condition, a court heard today (7 February).

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Unregistered gas fitter prosecuted for dangerous work

Friday, February 7, 2014

A gas fitter has been fined after he illegally carried out work to install a gas boiler in a Newquay home.

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Landlord brothers prosecuted for ignoring gas safety

Monday, January 27, 2014

Two brothers from Dudley have been ordered to pay fines and costs of more than £3,000 after they failed to obtain a gas safety record for a property they rented out, putting tenants’ lives at risk.

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Illegal gas fitter risked lives in Darlington

Thursday, January 23, 2014

A Darlington man has been given a suspended prison sentence and ordered to carry out 200 hours of unpaid work after he put lives at risk by illegally carrying out gas work at three homes in the town despite specific warnings not to do so.

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Health and safety law poster – reminder to display new version by April 2014

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

The new 2009 health and safety law poster replaces the version published in April 1999 and must be displayed from 5 April 2014. As well as a download, the new 2009 leaflet is also available as a pocket card and replaces the leaflet published in 1999.

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Willenhall man in court for illegal gas work

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

A Willenhall man has been sentenced to 80 hours’ worth of unpaid work for carrying out illegal and dangerous work on gas boilers at two Stourbridge properties.

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Safety alert – Failure of a foot valve actuator on an LPG road tanker

Monday, January 13, 2014

A recent HSE investigation has found that piston actuators fitted to safety critical foot valves on LPG road tankers may not operate on demand at low temperatures created by a loss of containment.

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