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Unregistered Gas Fitter jailed for dangerous gas work

A Staffordshire gas fitter has been jailed after gas work he performed at a domestic premise was left in a dangerous condition. Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court heard how, in September 2016, Colin Christopher Batchelor carried out gas work that included removing an old boiler, installing a new boiler, reinstalling a gas meter and connecting pipework whilst […]

Electrical Auditors required throughout the UK

We are seeking experienced Electrical Auditors throughout the UK The ideal candidates will possess as a minimum: Time served electrician qualifications – City & Guilds Part 1 and Part 2 or equivalent (preferably via an apprentice route/scheme) 18th Edition Regulations C&G or equivalent e.g. City & Guilds 2382-18 Level 3 Award in Requirements for Electrical […]

Landlord given suspended prison sentence for gas safety failures

A Torquay landlord has been sentenced after failing to ensure proper landlord’s gas safety checks were undertaken at his tenanted property. Newton Abbot Magistrates’ Court heard how Mr Mehmet Sevim, a former Gas Safe Register gas engineer and current landlord of residential properties, had contracted a fitter who was not a member of Gas Safe […]

Two companies fined after worker injured by gas leak fire

A major UK gas distribution company and a Kent based construction company have been fined after a gas main ignited whilst it was being repaired, injuring two workers. Folkestone Magistrates Court heard how on 27 May 2016, Southern Gas Network Plc (SGN) employees were called to a gas escape at Thanet Way in Whitstable, Kent. […]