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Landlord given custodial sentence for gas safety offences

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 […]

Plymouth landlord puts tenants’ lives at risk

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 […]

Woman dies in Cookstown carbon monoxide leak

 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 […]

Gas fitter sentenced to 16 months in prison after carrying out unsafe gas work

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 […]

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