Tag Archives: HSE

Plumbing and heating company fined after explosion caused serious burns to employee

A plumbing and heating company has been fined £5,000 after a sudden explosion at a domestic property left an employee...

HSE publishes guidance for Gas safety during the coronavirus outbreak

HSE has published guidance for landlords, gas engineers and clinically vulnerable (shielded) tenants. HSE has published information on gas safety with...

Coronavirus update – Air conditioning and ventilation

The HSE has issued an update concerning air conditioning and ventilation during the coronavirus outbreak: Air conditioning The risk of...

HSE report questions effectiveness of tool manufacturers’ dust extraction systems

An independent report by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has called into question the effectiveness of tool manufacturers’ dust...

Roofer gets suspended prison sentence after exposing vulnerable woman to carbon monoxide

A self-employed roofer has received a suspended prison sentence, after leaving a gas appliance flue in an immediately dangerous condition...

Man jailed for 18 months for carrying out illegal gas work

A man has been jailed for 18 months after he carried out illegal gas work, which was deemed by the...

Electrician gets suspended prison sentence for illegal gas work

A self-employed electrician has been given a suspended prison sentence after carrying out illegal gas work. Manchester Magistrates’ Court heard...

HHIC and members launch new boiler packaging label

The Heating and Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC) and its manufacturer members have launched a boiler packaging label detailing that gas...

Building company and its Director fined for unsafe construction around a boiler

A building company and its Director have been fined for unsafe construction work around a domestic gas boiler. The work...

Man jailed for 12 months for lying about being Gas Safe Registered, and carrying out illegal gas work

A man has been jailed for 12 months after he carried out unsafe gas work while falsely pretending to be...