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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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Unregistered gas fitter prosecuted for dangerous boiler installation

Friday, May 24, 2013

A Bridgwater man has been prosecuted for illegal and unsafe gas work while falsely claiming to be on the Gas Safe Register.

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Plumber prosecuted for illegal gas work after couple burned in explosion

Friday, May 24, 2013

A Lincolnshire plumber has been prosecuted for carrying out illegal gas work after a couple suffered severe burns in a major explosion at their home.

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Unsafe gas work leads to fine for kitchen installer

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

A Staffordshire kitchen fitter has been fined after he carried out illegal gas work and put families’ lives at risk.

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Views sought on revised ACOPs

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

HSE has launched consultations on the revised content of two Approved Codes of Practice (ACOPs). Changes to the ACOPs Workplace health, safety and welfare regulations (L24) and Safety in the installation and use of gas systems and appliances (L56) have been developed by HSE and industry stakeholders. Consultations ends on 30 July 2013.

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CD252 – Consultation on proposals for a revised Approved Code of Practice on “Safe installation and use of gas systems and appliances” (L56)

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

This consultative document invites views on the revised Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) L56 – “Safe installation and use of gas systems and appliances”. The revised ACOP and guidance has been prepared by HSE in consultation with representatives from across the gas industry. The consultation began on 7 May and will close on the 30July.

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Worcester father and son prosecuted for illegal gas work

Thursday, April 25, 2013

A Worcester pensioner was put in danger after a local builder and his son knowingly carried out defective gas fitting work while constructing a conservatory at her home.

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Illegal gas fitter risked lives in Crewe

Friday, April 19, 2013

A Nantwich man has been ordered to carry out 300 hours of community service after he put lives at risk by illegally carrying out gas work at three homes in Crewe.

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Illegal gas fitter jailed after leaving lives in danger across South Yorkshire

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

An unregistered gas fitter has been sent to prison after carrying out work at more than 85 homes across South Yorkshire and Worksop that left families and children at risk

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Unregistered Wiltshire gas fitter prosecuted

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

A Westbury man has been prosecuted for illegal and unsafe gas work after falsely claiming to be on the Gas Safe Register.

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Gas fitter sentenced over Irlam explosion

Monday, April 15, 2013

A gas fitter has been sentenced following a major explosion in Irlam which injured ten adults and five children, and left a 73-year-old woman with severe burns.

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Illegal gas fitter tricked Rochdale couple

Friday, April 12, 2013

A Rochdale man has been fined after he tricked a married couple into believing he was legally qualified to install a new gas boiler, a court has heard.

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Unregistered gas fitter sentenced for false claims and endangering life

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

An East Devon gas fitter who risked the lives of a young couple through his dangerous work falsely claimed to be on the Gas Safe Register, a court has heard.

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April 2013 – The Health and Safety (Miscellaneous Repeals, Revocations and Amendments) Regulations 2013 came into force

Friday, April 5, 2013

The Health and Safety (Miscellaneous Repeals, Revocations and Amendments) Regulations 2013 came into force on 6 April (subject to Parliamentary approval). These Regulations remove thirteen measures that have either been overtaken by more up to date Regulations, are redundant or do not deliver the intended benefits.

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Blackburn landlord fined over carbon monoxide poisoning

Thursday, March 28, 2013

The landlord of a Blackburn business unit has been found guilty of a health and safety offence after two people suffered carbon monoxide poisoning from a dangerous gas heater.

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Norfolk heating engineer fined for illegal gas work

Thursday, March 28, 2013

A Norfolk heating engineer has been fined for illegally carrying out sub-standard gas work at a newly built home in Dereham.

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Three fined after illegal gas work in Essex

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Two unregistered gas fitters and a registered gas engineer have been jointly prosecuted for safety failings relating to illegal and dangerous gas work at two properties in Essex.

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Dangerous neglect by landlord leads to court

Monday, March 25, 2013

A private landlord has been fined for a series of safety breaches that left a Sheffield family at serious risk from a dangerous boiler fitted by an unregistered gas fitter.

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