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Stay Gas Safe

Stay Gas Safe

The Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulation's 1998 place a number of duties on employers to ensure that The Gas Installation is used and maintained safely, they state:

“Every employer or self-employed person must ensure that any gas appliance, installation pipe-work or flue installed at any place of work under his control, is maintained in a safe condition so as to prevent risk of injury to any person”

In order to comply with the law, as a business you should;

  • Have your gas installation (the building including pipe work) inspected by a gas safe engineer, and; (This is usually an annual inspection)
  • Have your gas appliances (cookers, grills, heaters, boilers etc...) inspected by a gas safe engineer; (This is usually an annual inspection)
  • Keep all records of inspection for at least two years, to demonstrate that you are having the checks undertaken







The Gas Safe Register

Last updated: 11 July 2024

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