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IGEM offers advice on changes to regulations and standards that gas professionals need to be aware of

IGEM is offering a solution to anyone tackling the many changes to gas regulations and standards: In an ever changing gas industry it can be difficult to stay ahead of updates to the regulations and standards that govern working practices. Legislation must be followed in order for work to be compliant and to meet safety […]

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Passive fire stopping – What installers need to know

Gary Parker, ECA Technical Manager, looks at the regulations, best practice and key considerations around passive fire stopping: Passive fire stopping is an essential requirement in the Wiring Regulations (BS 7671:2018). It can also be integral to meeting the requirements of key legislation such as the Health and Safety at Work Act, Electricity at Work […]

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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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Gas Safety Trust becomes CO Research Trust

The Gas Safety Trust will now be known as The CO Research Trust, to provide a more accurate reflection of the work it carries out. The organisation has also announced that Baroness Finlay will become the new Chair of the Board of Trustees.   “Our vision is a world where people are not exposed to […]

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How to deliver quality and safety from wiring devices

We know that budgets can vary from project to project, but what doesn’t change is the need to deliver quality and safety from the wiring devices fitted right across the install. Emma Segelov, MK Electric’s EMEA marketing operations manager, looks at how can professionals working with electrics can uphold standards even when the budget available […]

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