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Category: Gas

Barnstaple gas engineer prosecuted following unsafe asbestos removal at a tenants’ home

Thursday, March 10, 2016

A gas engineer removed potentially dangerous asbestos material during a gas boiler replacement putting himself and others at risk from exposure to asbestos fibres.

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Landlord sentenced for reconnecting capped gas supply

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

A landlord in Stockton-on-Tees, has been sentenced after illegally uncapping and reconnecting a gas supply.

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Exeter plumber left illegal gas work in a dangerous state

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

An Exeter plumber left a gas meter and gas pipe in a dangerous state in a customer’s home after he had undertaken unregistered gas work.

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Plymouth builder’s illegal work on gas boiler put family at risk

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

A Plymouth builder who was not registered to work on gas appliances risked the lives of a family when he carried out building works.

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National gas distributor fined after worker gets trapped in gas cloud

Monday, January 25, 2016

One of the UK’s largest national gas distributors were sentenced to today after a worker became trapped in a ruptured gas mains.

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Landlord fined for gas safety breaches

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

A private landlord was prosecuted today after failing to provide gas safety certificates for two rented properties. 

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Illegal gas fitter will spend Christmas in jail over dangerous boiler installations

Friday, December 18, 2015

An illegal gas fitter has been given an immediate four month custodial sentence after the gas boilers he installed at two domestic premises were found to be ‘immediately dangerous’ and ‘at risk’, requiring them to be both be immediately disconnected.

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Man sentenced for continued gas work while not Gas Safe Registered

Thursday, December 17, 2015

A self-employed worker has been sentenced for safety failings after carrying out gas work without being Gas Safe registered.

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Builder sentenced for endangering young family

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

A Chelmsford builder has received a suspended prison sentence after his faulty design and workmanship led to a family being exposed to deadly exhaust fumes from a gas boiler.

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National Grid fined £2million over failings related to death of schoolboy

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

One of the UKs biggest gas distributers was sentenced today after admitting safety failings in relation to the death of a young boy.

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Pair fined for illegally installing and commissioning gas boiler

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

An unregistered gas fitter illegally installed a boiler in a home and got a legitimate gas engineer to sign-off his work.

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Plymouth landlord fined for endangering tenants

Friday, November 27, 2015

The landlord of a property in Plymouth risked the lives of his tenants through a dangerous gas boiler installed in the flat.

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Paignton contractor puts lives at risk when a gas flue was removed

Thursday, November 26, 2015

A gas flue was removed during a re-roofing contract potentially putting a tenant’s life at risk.

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Landlord fined after family suffer carbon monoxide poisoning

Friday, November 13, 2015

A landlord has been fined after a family of five suffered carbon monoxide poisoning at their rented home.

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Gas fitter sentenced after exposing family to carbon monoxide

Thursday, November 12, 2015

A gas fitter has been sentenced to community payback after his incompetent installation of a new boiler system at a cottage near Montrose put the tenant’s lives in danger. 

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Illegal gas fitter fined

Monday, November 9, 2015

A self-employed Middleton man was fined for carrying out gas work while not being registered with Gas Safe Register.

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Plumber left gas boiler in dangerous state

Thursday, November 5, 2015

A self-employed plumber left a boiler with numerous faults and in a dangerous state at a customer’s home at Hillyfield Road, Exeter.

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Landlord fined over gas safety breach

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

A landlord has been fined after a defective gas appliance was found to be in operation at his premises.

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LPG supplier fined following tanker gas leak

Friday, October 9, 2015

An LPG supplier was fined after a large leakage from a tanker caused the emergency services to evacuate 15 people from nearby houses.

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Builder fined for unsafe gas work

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

A builder has been fined for safety failings after he undertook work on gas appliances while not Gas Safe registered. 

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