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Category: Gas

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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Torquay landlord fined for not undertaking safety checks

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

The landlord of a property in Torquay risked the lives of his tenants by not undertaking annual safety checks on gas appliances in the property.

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Housing company and builder prosecuted for safety failings

Friday, September 11, 2015

Poisonous and potentially fatal gasses could have been pumped into the loft space of two properties after a builder capped the chimneys, a court was told.

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Man jailed and grandson fined for illegal and dangerous gas work

Friday, September 11, 2015

A man has been jailed for 26 weeks and his grandson fined thousands of pounds for carrying out illegal and dangerous gas work in Doncaster.

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Landlord fined for Gas Safety Record failings

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

A landlord has been fined for failing to have a valid Gas Safety Record in place for five tenants of his properties. 

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HSE is recruiting for the role of HM Inspector of Health and Safety

Monday, September 7, 2015

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a world-class health and safety regulator. Various locations across Great Britain – apply now. Close date for applications, Friday 25 September 2015.

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Landlord prosecuted over carbon monoxide risk

Thursday, September 3, 2015

A mother and her young son were put at risk of suffering carbon monoxide poisoning for seven years at their home in Ashton-under-Lyne, a court has heard.

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Construction company fined for gas safety failings

Thursday, September 3, 2015

A company that constructs extensions to houses has been fined after incorrectly working on gas flue, potentially putting lives at risk as harmful could have seeped back into the house.

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Suspended prison sentences for Torbay brothers’ poor gaswork

Friday, August 21, 2015

 An unregistered gas fitter and his brother illegally installed a gas boiler and left it in a dangerous condition.

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Suspended prison sentence for unsafe gas work

Friday, August 21, 2015

An unregistered gas installer was given a suspended prison sentence for carrying out unsafe gas work and using a fraudulent Gas Safe registration.

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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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