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Self-employed workers – changes to health and safety law

Thursday, August 20, 2015

From 1 October 2015, if you are self-employed and your work activity poses no potential risk to the health and safety of other workers or members of the public, then health and safety law will not apply to you.

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Gloucester firm fined after elderly tenant put at risk from dangerous gas heater

Monday, August 17, 2015

A Gloucester firm has been sentenced for safety failings after refurbishment work on her home left an elderly tenant at risk from a dangerous gas heater.

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North Devon housing company prosecuted again for safety failings

Thursday, August 13, 2015

A South-West housing firm have been sentenced after capping off a chimney at one of their occupied properties despite the chimney being in use.

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Man fined for gas safety failings

Thursday, August 6, 2015

A Bedford man was fined for safety failings after installing an LPG fuelled boiler at a domestic property. He was not gas safe registered and had no recognised qualifications to carry out the work

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Gas installer in court over shoddy gas work

Thursday, July 30, 2015

A gas installer has been fined after carrying out dangerous and illegal work at two homes in Hertfordshire.

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Colchester gas engineer fined over illegal work

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

An unregistered gas engineer has been fined after working unlawfully on a boiler at domestic premises in Colchester. 

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Two companies fined for safety failings

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Two companies have been fined for dangerously installing and operating gas fired tumble driers at a student hall of residence, while not Gas Safe Registered.

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Leeds plumber jailed after illegal gas work

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

A Leeds trader, who operates under several aliases, was jailed for carrying out illegal gas work and putting a family and two children at risk of serious injury, or even death. 

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Major Hazard Safety Performance Indicators in the UK Onshore Gas and Pipelines Industries – Annual Report 2013/14

Monday, July 20, 2015

This report presents a broad range of safety performance indicators (SPIs) from across Great Britain’s gas transmission, distribution and other hazardous pipelines sectors.

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Man fined for unregistered gas work

Friday, July 17, 2015

 A man running a plumbing and heating company has been fined for safety failings that led to the householder’s gas appliances being put “At Risk”.

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Plumber fined for unregistered work installing boiler

Friday, July 10, 2015

A plumber illegally carried out work to install a gas boiler in a Plymouth home.

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Builder in court over illegal gas work

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

A Suffolk builder has been fined after carrying out illegal and dangerous gas work at a home in Ringshall.

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Builder in court over illegal gas work

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

A Suffolk builder has been fined after carrying out illegal and dangerous gas and electrical work at a home in Ringshall.

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Gas fitter in court for illegal gas work

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

A qualified gas fitter has been fined for deliberate breaches of Gas Safety regulations despite having worked in the gas industry for many years.

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Dudley company director prosecuted for illegal gas work

Thursday, June 11, 2015

A company director from Dudley has been sentenced for carrying out illegal gas work on a property in Kingswinford putting the lives of the owners at risk.

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Halifax firm fined over explosion at primary school

Monday, June 8, 2015

A gas servicing firm in Halifax has been prosecuted for safety failings after an explosion in the boiler room of a local primary school.

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Gas fitter jailed for multiple safety breaches

Friday, June 5, 2015

A Barnsley gas fitter has been sent to prison for illegal and unsafe work at five properties across South and West Yorkshire over an 18-month period.

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Derbyshire man prosecuted for illegal gas work

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

A Derbyshire heating and plumbing engineer has been prosecuted for illegal gas work that potentially endangered lives.

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Torquay kitchen fitter left gas work in a dangerous state

Friday, May 15, 2015

A kitchen fitter left a gas pipe in a dangerous state in a customer’s home, while falsely claiming to be a registered gas engineer.

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South Devon landlord carried out illegal gas safety checks

Thursday, March 19, 2015

A landlord from Torquay illegally carried out annual gas safety checks at his properties despite not being a registered gas engineer, a court has heard.

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