When it comes to the gas safety inspection, there are certain things that the gas safe engineer must do in order to complete the inspection. First of all, the engineer should show you their identification and then ask for permission to complete the inspection, they will then go ahead and start to check for damages to the gas appliances and the pipe work, and they would make you aware of damages that could occur to[...]Read More about Gas Safety Inspection
A coroner has called upon the gas industry to rethink its risk categories whilst doing a gas safety inspection of gas appliances. This is following the death of a young lady in W14 West Kensington, who drowned in the bath after inhaling Carbon Monoxide fumes from her boiler. The landlord of the property in W14 West Kensington had booked in a boiler servicing and gas inspection. After the inspection the boiler’s Gas Safety Certificate stated[...]Read More about Are Gas Safety Certificates really safe?
A £500 fine has been issued to a gas fitter after his illegal work left a couple suffering from Carbon Monoxide poisoning in their Middlesex home. The gas cooker installer was prosecuted for not being registered while carrying out gas work and for not holding up-to-date competencies need for certain types of gas work. As well as being fined £500 for breaching Gas Safety Regulations, he was also prosecuted and ordered to pay £1,500 for[...]Read More about Couple suffer from CO2 poisoning due to an illegal gas fitter
A plumber who posed as a registered business issuing landlords with fake Gas Safety Certificates has been fined £750. The plumber pleaded guilty to three offences after carrying out illegal work. A warrant was issued for his arrest after failing to attend two previous hearings. After appearing in court he was issued with a £750 fine.Read More about Forging gas certificates lead to £750 fine