gas safety


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

Gas Safety (Onshore): Employee Factsheet

Working with gas, or on something that could release gas or affect the ventilation of a gas appliance or ignite gas, is high risk. Risk assessment, control measures and the use of competent people is essential. 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



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