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Category: Gas

Plumber in court over illegal gas work

Friday, November 1, 2013

A Milton Keynes plumber has been fined after putting householders at risk over many years after he repeatedly carried out gas fitting work while unqualified and unregistered.

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Engineer’s poor work endangered Plymouth pensioner

Friday, October 18, 2013

A Plymouth gas engineer endangered the life of a pensioner by leaving a fire in an unsafe condition, a court has heard.

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Essex landlord fined for employing illegal gas fitters

Thursday, October 17, 2013

A landlord has been prosecuted for safety failings relating to illegal and dangerous gas work at two properties in Essex.

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Liskeard landlord endangered lives by replacing gas boiler

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

A Cornish landlord risked the life of neighbours by carrying out work on a domestic gas boiler despite being unqualified to do so.

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Staffordshire man in court for illegal gas work

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

A Stoke-on-Trent man has been given a suspended prison sentence for multiple gas safety offences, including pretending to be Gas Safe registered, several breaches of legal orders banning him from carrying out gas work and falsifying a Landlord’s Gas Safety Record.

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Illegal gas fitter fined for dangerous gas work

Thursday, October 3, 2013

A self-employed builder has been fined for putting an Essex family in danger from leaking gas pipes after illegally replacing a boiler as part of a kitchen refit.

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HSE unveils changes to reporting requirements

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has formally implemented changes to simplify the mandatory reporting of workplace injuries for businesses.

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South Devon property maintenance man forged gas records

Friday, September 20, 2013

A man who ran a property maintenance business has been given a suspended prison sentence and ordered to carry out community work for forging the details of a Gas Safe registered engineer and carrying out illegal gas safety checks.

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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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