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Rogue trader spared immediate jail time after unsafe gas work

A self-employed rogue trader has been handed a suspended prison sentence after carrying out illegal gas work in Gloucestershire. Christian Davis falsely claimed he was Gas Safe Registered but had actually been removed from the register due to concerns about the standard of his work and his competency. Trading as BS1 Plumbing and Heating, the […]

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No Gas Safe card, no sale – New petition launched

A new petition has been launched in a bid to ensure that only Gas Safe Registered engineers are allowed to buy gas appliances. Installer spoke to Jimmy Hendry, who started the petition, about why he thinks it’s an important initiative. Jimmy Hendry has been in the trade for 27 years, working as a plumbing and […]

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Rogue trader prosecuted for carrying out illegal gas work while falsely claiming to be Gas Safe Registered

A rogue trader has been prosecuted after carrying out gas work while falsely claiming to be Gas Safe Registered. An investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) found that Mr Chappells was not registered with Gas Safe at the time the work was undertaken at both properties, despite advertising as Gas Safe Registered on […]

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Man sentenced for incorrectly and illegally installing new boiler

A man has been sentenced after carrying out illegal and unsafe gas work. North Staffordshire Magistrates’ Court heard how, in April 2018, Jeffrey Lewis incorrectly installed a new boiler in a domestic property in Stoke-on-Trent. Mr Lewis was, nor had ever been, Gas Safe Registered. He also issued an invalid gas safety certificate to the […]

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Webinar: How the Gas Safe Register’s technical department can help you

Installer is joined live by the Gas Safe Register for an overview of the technical department, discussing what they do and how they can help Gas Safe engineers. Plus there’ll be an update on the LGSR (Landlord Gas Safety Record) and FAQs from the tech desk. Join us at 11am on Thursday 13 May. There’s no […]

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