Do not attempt to fit, fix or move gas appliances such as your boiler or cooker yourself. Badly fitted and poorly serviced gas appliances can cause gas leaks, fires, explosions and carbon monoxide poisoning.
Make sure you always use a Gas Safe registered engineer to carry out gas work in your home.
DIY is great but only when safe to do so. 👌 🔥
Responsible renting ~ Landlords and tenants take note...
Landlords have 3 main responsibilities under UK Law 🇬🇧
#1 Maintenance of Gas works
#2 Annual Gas Safety Check by a Gas Safe registered engineer
#3 A record of the annual gas safety check should be provided to tenants within 28 days of completion.
Watch our latest Facebook video to find out more. 👍
What have the Gas Safe Register staff been getting up to for #GSW18 ? There have been quizzes, decorations and plenty of posing with our favourite superhero, Doug! #gassafetyweek#gassaferegister
An oldie but a goldie...
Every year there are 25 deaths from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning. Do you know the signs of the silent killer?
Please visit our facebook page and watch/share our latest video to help raise awareness ❤️
Don't forget to regularly test your CO alarm to make sure it's working!
CO alarms aren't a substitute for an annual safety check by a Gas Safe registered engineer, but they're a strong second line of defence against CO.
We are proud to support Gas Safety Week 2018 (17-23 September)
Here are six simple steps to help keep you safe and warm in your home.
-Only use a Gas Safe registered engineer to fit, fix and service your appliances. You can find and check an engineer at GasSafeRegister.co.uk or call 0800 408 5500.
-Check both sides of your engineer’s Gas Safe Register ID card. Make sure they are qualified for the work you need doing. You can find this information on the back of the card.
-Have all your gas appliances regularly serviced and safety checked every year. If you rent your home ask for a copy of the landlord’s current Gas Safety Record.
-Know the six signs of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. Headaches, dizziness, breathlessness, nausea, collapse and loss of consciousness. Unsafe gas appliances can put you at risk of CO poisoning, gas leaks, fires and explosions.
-Check gas appliances for warning signs that they are not working properly e.g. lazy yellow flames instead of crisp blue ones, black marks or stains on or around the appliance and too much condensation in the room.
-Fit an audible carbon monoxide alarm. This will alert you if there is carbon monoxide in your home.
FOR LANDLORDS – MAKE SURE YOU'RE ‘GAS-SAFE’
One of the many advantages of using Homes’ Full Management Service is we can take responsibility for the annual Gas Safety Certificate, if applicable, which is very topical as this week is Gas Safety Week.
The object of the week’s campaign is to raise awareness of the danger of poorly maintained gas appliances – which can leak carbon monoxide, cause fires and gas leaks – and encourage the nation to get their gas appliances safety checked by a suitably qualified Gas Safe registered engineer if it’s been a year or more since they were last looked at.
To learn more about gas safety issues and our Fully Managed service, please call us on 01420 593900 or email email@example.com
Use the link below for more details...
Today for Gas Safety Week is reporting illegal Gas work. You can ensure that the engineer or business is registered by checking online. If they are registered, and you have concerns you can raise them here.
If they are not registered, they are working illegally and you can report them to us.
In order to raise a concern about gas work, we will usually need the following details from you:
Your name, address and contact details
The name, registration number and address of the business
The engineer’s name and licence number on their ID card.
We will also require further information about the gas work carried out, if possible:
Has the engineer been informed of the complaint?
Has the job been completed?
Has any remedial work been done? If so, are you satisfied with this corrective work?
Has any additional gas work been carried out on the premises?
Do you have any further information that could be used to support your concerns?
We will then review all the details provided and carry out an investigation, which may include a site visit to inspect the gas work undertaken. Following the inspection visit, a copy of the inspector’s report will be sent to those parties entitled to receive a copy. #gassafe#gsw18#plumbing#heating#gassafetyweek#arrangoodallplumbingandheating#reportit#besafe
One of the best ways to protect against the dangerous of carbon monoxide is to buy a CO alarm - although remember it is not a substitute for having appliances checked annually by a Gas Safe registered engineer.
We only use Gas Safe engineers but for peace of mind- Only use a Gas Safe registered engineer to fit, fix and service your appliances. You can find and check an engineer at GasSafeRegister.co.uk or call 0800 408 5500.#gassafe#gassafetyweek
If you are a tenant, don't forget your landlord needs to supply you with a Landlord's Gas Safety Record, completed by a Gas Safe registered engineer, every year. a landlord was recently prosecuted for failing to have has gas appliances checked regularly. #GSW18#gassafetyweek#renting
Know your rights when you rent!
Your landlord has legal duties to keep you safe – one of which is to provide you with a copy of the Landlord’s Gas Safety Record every year.
Find out about your rights at GasSafeRegister.co.uk #GSW18#gassafetyweek
7th-23rd September is Gas Safety Week.
Gas Safety Week raises awareness of the dangers of poorly maintained gas appliances, which can cause gas leaks, fires, explosions and carbon monoxide (co) poisoning.
Follow the link to read top tips to stay safe
Part of the @gassaferegister safety week today is Responsible Renting. Your responsibilities
If you let a property equipped with gas appliances, you have three main responsibilities under UK law:
Maintenance: gas pipework, appliances and chimney/flues need to be maintained in a safe condition. Gas appliances should be serviced in accordance with the frequency given in the manufacturer’s instructions. If these are not available, annual servicing is recommended unless advised otherwise by a Gas Safe registered engineer. Any gas appliances owned by tenants are not the landlord’s responsibility, however the connecting pipework and flue (if not solely connected to the tenant’s appliance) remains the responsibility of the landlord to maintain.
Gas safety checks: gas appliances and flues must be safety checked annually by a qualified Gas Safe registered engineer. New regulations introduced in April 2018 allow a landlord to arrange for a gas safety check to be carried out any time from 10-12 calendar months after the previous check whilst still preserving the original check expiry date. Where a gas safety check is carried out less than 10 months or more than 12 months after the previous gas safety check this will have the effect of ‘resetting the clock’ and the new deadline date will now be 12 months from the date of this latest gas safety check. Landlords are not responsible for safety checks on gas appliances owned by the tenant or any flues that solely connects to tenants own gas appliances.
Record: a record of the annual gas safety check should be provided to your existing tenants within 28 days of completion, or to new tenants upon the start of their tenancy. If the rental period is less than 28 days at a time you may display a copy of the record in a prominent position within the dwelling. You’ll need to keep copies of the record for at least 2 years. If you have benefited from the new regulations allowing flexibility in timing of gas safety checks, records must be kept until two further gas safety checks have been carried #gassafe#gassafetyweek#gsw18#plumbing#heating#arrangoodallplumbingandheating#landlords#tenants#knowyourrights
It's Gas Safety Week 2018! We're pledging our support to help promote gas safety within the rental property sector.
Did you know that all landlords must provide tenants a copy of the Landlord's Gas Safety Record every year?
For more ways to stay gas safe, visit GasSafetyWeek.co.uk, or give us a call on 0161 883 2525 to ensure you and your properties are compliant with all gas regulations.