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Rogue Gas Fitters are No Phantoms – Value Gas Safety

Gas is never dangerous when in the rights hands, but give it to the wrong hands and it becomes a killer. Gas safety in the UK is being threatened by illegal rogue traders who carry out gas fittings with neither the qualifications nor the skills to work safely. According to research from Gas Safe Register,… Read the Full Post

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Who is your Gas Man – Hire on Competence Not Money – value Gas Safety

Gas Safety, don’t pick the cheap option When it comes to matters of gas safety, a little extra love for money can shorten your journey to the grave. This is a lesson a family in Lowestoft nearly took recently, were it not for the quick and smart decision of a competent gas engineer. Gas man… Read the Full Post

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Gas Safety – It’s Not Just A Lot Of Hot Air

There has been quite a bit of talk lately about the growing number of people who are bypassing their gas meters, often managing to gain access to €˜free" gas. Of course, quite apart from being illegal such behaviour is astronomically dangerous, to both the resident and their neighbours. It also of course contributes to the… Read the Full Post

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An Update On Domestic Gas Safety

It seems very much as though at the moment the subject of gas is in the air (pardon the pun), and so today I thought I’d take a quick look at what’s been happening and offer a few health and safety pointers. Last week I mentioned about the gas leak alert in Liverpool which resulted… Read the Full Post

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Annual Gas Checks are a Must Highlighted by £83,600 Fine

A local authority has been fined for not arranging annual gas safety checks for their tenants.  The London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham are responsible for their tenants’ safety, just like other landlords in the country. It is essential that all gas appliances in rented properties are well maintained and checked by registered gas engineers… Read the Full Post

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Lapse in Standards Lands Gas Fitter 3 Years in Jail

Loss of life due to Lapse in Gas Safety Standards The life of Zoe Anderson was tragically cut short after she was overcome by carbon monoxide in her bathroom in 2010. In the two weeks prior to her death Andrew Hartley, a gas fitter from Somerset worked on the boiler in the property Miss Anderson… Read the Full Post

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