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Your Housing Group see unexpected benefits with CDMS

11 Lee Woods is Head of Compliance for Your Housing Group, a large housing association based in the North West with around 24,000 units. The Group has a diverse domestic and commercial gas portfolio across assets located in the Cheshire, South and North geographical regions. As one of the pioneers of the CORGI Compliance Document […]

Cornwall landlord fined after gas safety concerns

A landlord from Cornwall has been fined after failing to maintain gas appliances at his rental properties on St Thomas Road, Launceston. Truro Crown Court heard how gas appliances in the two properties went unmaintained and were not inspected by a registered Gas Safe Register engineer. An investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) […]

Building company fined after breaching gas safety laws

A North West building firm and its director have been fined after a family of four were hospitalised due to exposure to carbon monoxide (CO) at their home. Manchester (Minshull Street) Crown Court heard that SJW Joinery & Building Ltd and director Simon Wiley had been contracted by the homeowners to carry out building work […]

Self-employed builder sentenced after gas explosion seriously injures two people

A self-employed builder from Great Yarmouth has been sentenced after completing work at a domestic property which resulted in a gas explosion seriously injuring two people. Norwich Crown Court heard how David Guymer had been employed to repair a faulty electric oven at a domestic property in Frederick Road, Great Yarmouth. David Guymer decided to […]

CORGI and The Association of Electrical Safety Managers join forces to offer free support to government organisations in wake of Grenfell Tower disaster

In the wake of the devastating Grenfell Tower disaster, CORGI Technical Services and the Association of Electrical Safety Managers (AESM) are working together to offer free, confidential support to local and national government organisations, to help avoid similar incidents in the future. Claire Heyes, CEO of CORGI Technical Services stated: “The terrible disaster at Grenfell […]

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