Gas Safety In Your Home

Understand the risks of gas – only use Gas Safe registered engineers

Gas Safe RegisterGas Safe Register is the official list of gas engineers who are registered to work safely and legally on gas appliances.  By law, all gas engineers must be on the Gas Safe Register.  It has replaced CORGI registration.

What are the gas safety risks?

Badly fitted and poorly serviced appliances can cause the following gas safety risks: gas leaks, fires, explosions and carbon monoxide poisoning.

Top tips for gas safety

In a gas emergency take the following safety steps:

  • Get fresh air immediately. Open all doors and windows to ventilate the room
  • Switch off the appliance and do not use it again until it has been checked by a Gas Safe registered engineer
  • Turn off the gas supply at the mains
  • Call the National Gas Emergency number  for England, Scotland and Wales = 0800 111 999
  • If you are feeling ill visit your GP or the hospital immediately and tell them that your symptoms may be related to carbon monoxide poisoning
  • Contact a Gas Safe registered engineer to check and fix the appliance.
If you need the help of a Gas Safe engineer call Steven Banks on 01462 636376