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Category: Gas

Shoddy gas work put lives at risk at Newton Abbot home

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Three gas engineers failed to spot and rectify serious gas safety failings at a rented Devon home – putting a family at risk of death, injury or ill health from carbon monoxide poisoning, a court has heard.

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Gas Safety Week: 16-22 September 2013

Monday, September 16, 2013

Gas Safety Week is an annual safety week to raise awareness of gas safety. To mark the week, Gas Safe Register has launched an interactive gas map identifying the most dangerous postcodes in the country by revealing how many unsafe gas appliances have been found lurking in your area.

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Colchester worker in court over illegal gas work

Thursday, September 5, 2013

A Colchester-based worker has been ordered to carry out 240 hours of community service and been given a suspended prison sentence for illegally fitting two gas fires and servicing a boiler at homes in the town despite not being registered to work with gas.

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Builder prosecuted for dangerous gas work

Thursday, September 5, 2013

A builder has been sentenced for illegal and dangerous gas work that posed a serious risk to a Bude pensioner.

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Building contractor fined after family exposed to carbon monoxide danger

Monday, September 2, 2013

Morris and Spottiswood Ltd, a Glasgow based building contractor has been fined for a catalogue of failings that left a family exposed to potentially fatal carbon monoxide fumes.

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Lytham hotel guests put at risk by unsafe gas boilers

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Guests at a hotel in Lytham St Annes were put at risk from unsafe gas boilers for nearly two years, a court has heard.

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Builder’s dangerous gas work put lives at risk

Thursday, August 22, 2013

A Wiltshire builder has been fined for illegal and dangerous gas work in Somerset, which could have led to a young family – including two young children – being killed by poisonous carbon monoxide fumes.

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Managing for health and safety

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

HSE has launched new online guidance to help make it easier for larger organisations and businesses to understand how to manage health and safety. Managing for health and safety replaces Successful health and safety management (known to many as HSG65) refreshing and enhancing the existing content.

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Illegal gas worker jailed after Dunstable home was left at risk for months

Friday, August 9, 2013

A builder has been jailed for 12 months for illegally carrying out sub-standard gas work at a lone pensioner’s home in Bedfordshire.

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Illegal gas work left Norfolk homes at risk

Thursday, August 8, 2013

A self-employed heating installer from King’s Lynn has been fined for illegally carrying out sub-standard gas work at two homes in Norfolk.

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Fitter fined for illegal and unsafe gas work

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

A heating installer has been fined for illegal and unsafe gas work in a London home.

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Companies sentenced for major blaze failures

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Two major companies were responsible for a major blaze in Leeds that led to the evacuation of six homes, the closure of a major road and gas supplies being cut off, a court heard today (31 July).

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Maintenance man prosecuted for illegal gas work

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

A 70 year-old self-employed maintenance worker has been fined for carrying out illegal gas work at a café and restaurant in St Austell, exposing customers and workers to the risk of injury.

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Tradesman jailed for illegal Milton Keynes gas work

Friday, July 19, 2013

A Buckinghamshire tradesman has been jailed for nine months for illegally carrying out sub-standard gas work at a Milton Keynes home.

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Specialist engineer and scientist jobs in HSE

Friday, July 19, 2013

HSE has a number of job opportunities for specialist engineers to advise and regulate health and safety within the high hazard industry. We offer a real opportunity to influence and improve safety across a wide range of activities both on and offshore.

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Three firms sentenced after man killed by rocketing gas cylinder

Friday, July 5, 2013

Three South East firms have been ordered to pay a total of £685,787.31 in fines and costs for serious safety breaches after a plumber died and six other workers were seriously injured by a barrage of flying gas cylinders.

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Council fined for allowing potentially lethal work

Monday, June 24, 2013

A Welsh local authority has been fined after building work at a house exposed a woman and her foster children to the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Norfolk illegal gas fitter in court

Thursday, June 13, 2013

A Norfolk plumber has appeared in court for illegally carrying out gas work for a landlord in Norwich.

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Illegal gas work leads to court for Swindon builder

Monday, June 10, 2013

A self-employed builder from Swindon has been fined for carrying out unsafe work on a boiler that exposed an elderly and vulnerable resident to potential danger.

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Care home provider fined after dangerous gas work put lives of elderly residents at risk

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

A Dumfries and Galloway care home provider has been fined for allowing unqualified handymen to illegally install two gas boilers at the premises in Sanquhar.

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