gas safety


Gas Safety Week: 5 gas safety facts to make sure your business is ‘gas secure’

To celebrate 10 years of Gas Safety Week, run by the Gas Safe Register, Ideal Heating has shared five must read pieces of advice on gas safety. Read More

Company fined after causing M8 gas leak

John Murphy and Sons Ltd has been sentenced for safety breaches after damaging a 10-inch gas pipeline whilst undertaking work to allow the widening of the M8 motorway. Read More

Fine after employee is burnt following explosion

A plumbing and heating company has been fined after an employee suffered serious burns following an explosion at a domestic property. Read More

Illegal gas work left home in dangerous state

A self-employed property maintenance contractor has been sentenced after arranging and being in control of gas work that his contractors were not registered or competent to do, leaving it in a dangerous condition. Read More

Suspended prison sentence after gas safety failings

A landlord has been sentenced after failing to maintain gas appliances and failing to have landlord’s gas safety checks undertaken at his rental property. Read More

Contractors injured doing maintenance work

An electricity power station company has been prosecuted after three contractors were injured by a sudden release of water and sludge while carrying out maintenance work at a Cheshire power station. Read More

Illegal gas fitter jailed

A self-employed gas fitter has been jailed after working on gas appliances while unregistered. Read More

Top 5 most read in October 2019

The most read fines and prosecution articles in October 2019 includes, a £2.6m fine to DHL after a worker was killed by a stack of tyres. Read More

Electrician carried out deadly gas work

A self-employed electrician has been prosecuted after carrying out gas work without being Gas Safe registered. Read More

Illegal gas work results in suspended sentence

A gas fitter has been sentenced after carrying out defective gas work whilst no longer being gas safe registered. Read More



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