Tag Archives: HSE

Rogue fireplace installers get suspended prison sentences for fitting gas fires without being Gas Safe Registered

Two self-employed fireplace installers have been given suspended prison sentences after carrying out unregistered gas work. Greater Manchester Magistrates’ Court...

Landlord given suspended prison sentence after he falsified a landlord’s gas safety certificate

A Torquay landlord has been given a suspended prison sentence after failing to ensure proper landlord’s gas safety checks were...

Former Gas Engineer sentenced for deceiving a retired couple and carrying out illegal gas work

A lapsed gas engineer has been sentenced for carrying out gas work he was no longer registered or competent to...

Rogue trader gets 16 months in prison for carrying out illegal gas work while lying about being on the GSR

A rogue trader has been sentenced to 16 months in prison after he carried out unsafe gas work while falsely...

Date confirmed for announcement of the Gas Safe Register tender

The HSE has confirmed the date of the announcement about the company which will run the Gas Safe Register is 11...

Company fined £12,000 after worker developed asthma from decades of soldering

A design and manufacturing company has been fined after an employee carrying out soldering works developed occupational asthma. Basingstoke Magistrates’...

New change to Regulation 36 comes into force which introduces MOT-style servicing for landlords

After years of campaigning, the Association of Gas Safety Managers (AGSM), along with campaign partners CORGI Technical Services and Homegroup,...

Contractor fined £80,000 after gas explosion at domestic property

A contractor has been fined £80,000 after a gas explosion at a domestic property in Lesmahagow. Lanark Sheriff Court heard that,...

Two men given suspended prison sentences for illegal gas work at a Cornish hotel

Two men from Cornwall have been sentenced after arranging, undertaking and then commissioning illegal gas work and leaving it in...

Self-employed labourer jailed for 12 months after impersonating an RGE and carrying out unsafe gas work

A man has been sentenced to twelve months in prison after impersonating a registered engineer, and leaving gas appliances in...