A Salisbury man has been jailed for two-and-a-half years for falsely claiming to be qualified to carry out work on gas appliances at a string of properties in Wiltshire.
A property landlord has appeared in court after he failed to arrange for annual gas safety checks to be carried out at three flats in Morecambe.
National Grid Gas PLC has been fined after gas leaked into a Halesowen home.
Carbon monoxide is a poisonous gas which can kill quickly with no warning. Don’t mistake the symptoms for a hangover. According to HSE statistics, around 15 people die from carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning every year. Don’t become a statistic; there are things you can do to keep yourself safe.
A Rochdale man has been sentenced after he put lives at risk by illegally carrying out gas work at three homes in the borough.
A Staffordshire woman has been fined for failing to provide evidence that a gas safety check had been carried out at one of her tenanted properties.
Every year thousands of people across the UK are diagnosed with carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, which can be caused by unsafe central heating systems, gas cookers or gas fires. Gas Safety Week which takes place from 10th – 16th September 2012 aims to raise awareness of gas safety and the importance of taking care of [...]
Last chance to have your say on HSE’s proposals to review its portfolio of ACOPs to update and improve them as recommended by Professor Ragnar Löfstedt in his 2011 independent review of health and safety legislation. The consultation ends 14 September 2012.
A Kent double glazing company with three outlets in Medway towns has been fined for safety failings after building a conservatory over a gas flue.
An Essex fireplace installation company has been fined after their inadequate work on domestic gas pipes put a family’s life at risk in their own home.
An Essex plumber has received a twelve-month suspended prison sentence and 180 hours of unpaid community service after his firm fitted a dangerous boiler in what was to be a child’s bedroom in a house in Clacton-On-Sea.
Tenants, answers to some of your frequently asked questions on gas safety.
A landlord has been handed a suspended jail sentence for endangering lives after a mother, her partner and her eight-year-old daughter were poisoned by carbon monoxide at a flat in Lewisham.
Two Sheffield landlords have been handed suspended jail sentences after dangerous defects were found on every gas appliance at a house they rented out to a young woman.
A self-employed joiner has been sentenced to 300 hours of community service after a gas cooker he illegally installed exploded, severely injuring two householders and causing more than £580,000 worth of damage to four properties.
Answers to some of the frequently asked questions on gas safety for home owners.
A Staffordshire man has been prosecuted for pretending to be Gas Safe registered, putting tenants at risk from dangerous gas work and for breaching a legal Notice which prohibited him from carrying out gas work.
A self-employed builder has been fined £75,000 and ordered to undertake community service after work he carried out on an elderly couple’s home resulted in their death from carbon monoxide poisoning.
A bogus gas fitter and the company he owns have been prosecuted for carrying out illegal inspections on mobile catering units in Suffolk.
A Barnsley plumber, who left a householder in danger after posing as a qualified gas engineer and badly fitting a new boiler at their home, has been given a suspended prison sentence.