Gas Safe


Maintaining a gas safe workplace

Natural gas and liquid petroleum gas are commonly used as fuels for heating, cooking, cutting, welding and often in the processing of products. While the majority of us will use gas in some form every day of our personal and professional lives, far too many are unaware of how dangerous it can be if not handled correctly. Read More

Gas dangers revealed at caravan site

Static caravan site Manager sentenced for failing to have gas appliances properly maintained and inspected and for failing to safely store Liquefied Petroleum Gas cylinders. Read More

Gas work ‘negligence’ leads to fines

A building company and its director have been fined for unsafe construction work around a domestic gas boiler which resulted in a gas escape. Read More

Illegal gas work leads to imprisonment

A gas fitter has been jailed after gas work he undertook at a domestic premise was left in a dangerous condition. Read More

Gas fitter jailed for unsafe gas work

A self-employed gas fitter has been jailed after he carried out unsafe gas work while falsely pretending to be Gas Safe registered. Read More

Plumber’s disregard for law lands him in court

An Essex-based plumber who carried out unsafe and unregistered gas work in September 2016 has been sentenced. Read More

Gas firm director given community service

An unregistered gas fitter has been sentenced for carrying out gas work without being registered with Gas Safe. Read More

Illegal gas work leads to fine

A gas fitter has been fined after carrying out gas work whilst no longer being Gas Safe registered. Read More

Contractor sentenced after illegal gas work left in dangerous state

A self-employed drainage contractor has been sentenced after conducting gas work he was not registered or competent to do and leaving it in a dangerous condition. Read More

Council warns takeaways are failing gas safety checks

Recent inspections carried out by environmental health officers found many restaurants and takeaways are breaking the law by getting domestic safety certificates instead. Read More



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