Nearly 50 people have died as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning in Northern Ireland during the past six years, according to figures obtained by BBC News NI.
A landlord has been sentenced for failing to maintain gas appliances at a rental property and repeatedly failing to provide tenants with a Landlords Gas Safety Certificate. Norwich Magistrates’ Court heard how inspectors from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and Gas Safe Register inspected a property at Kings Lynn in Norfolk in 2017 where […]
A landlord from Plymouth has been sentenced after gas appliances at his rental property in Plymouth were found to be ‘Immediately Dangerous’. Plymouth Crown Court heard how the gas appliances in the property on Laira Street were worked on by someone who was not registered with the Gas Safe Register. An investigation by the Health […]
A woman in her 60s has died after a carbon monoxide leak at a house in Cookstown, County Tyrone. Four ambulances and a hazardous area response paramedic called to the Drum Road house at 06:46 BST on Tuesday. The ambulance service said three people were treated at the scene. The woman’s husband, who is in […]
It happened at a recently opened restaurant on the Upper Newtownards Road
A self-employed gas fitter has been sentenced to 16 months in prison after he carried out unsafe gas work while falsely pretending to be Gas Safe Registered. Nottingham Crown Court heard that Richard Trezise was prosecuted following investigations by Health and Safety Executive (HSE) inspectors at seven different locations where the Gas Safe Register had […]
A Hampshire-based utilities company has today been fined for dangerous gas installations at Royal Veterinary College. St. Alban’s Crown Court heard how Dimension Data Advanced Infrastructure Ltd had been sub-contracted to carry out all the gas, plumbing and above ground drainage work at the College from December 2010 until September 2011. Multiple gas leaks were […]