30,000 homes at risk of gas dangers in the summer

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According to the HSE, new research released today by Gas Safe Register, reveals that every day last summer 189 homes faced a dangerous gas emergency. Between May and September 2014, the gas emergency service provider National Grid was called out Continue reading

Stop Rogue Gas Fitters

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The Gas Safe Register and HSE have highlighted the importance of steering clear of rogue traders. If you’re having gas work done then always ensure they are Gas Safe registered. Rogue gas fitters are putting peoples’ lives at risk and leaving them out Continue reading

Will you wake up? Guidance for students using gas appliances in rented accommodation

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The Health & Safety Executive are offering important advice to students using gas appliances in rented accommodation.  Please read and share with students: According to HSE statistics every year around 11 people die from carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. Don’t become a Continue reading

How illegal gas fitters harm reputable tradesmen

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We are pleased to share with you today’s guest post from 24/7 Home Rescue. Illegal gas fitters do not just pose a risk to their customers – they also cause problems for reputable, trustworthy tradesmen. With one in three people Continue reading

Illegal gas work – not just a case of HSE fines

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Today’s guest post highlighting the issue of illegal gas work is courtesy of 247 Home Rescue. It’s no secret that the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) will come down hard on any engineers it discovers is performing gas work without Continue reading