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  1. Firm fined after worker injured when pipe fell into trench and struck him 12/04/2017
    An Essex company who are specialists in gas infrastructure have been fined after an employee suffered serious injury when a pipe fell into the trench he was working in and struck him.
  2. Suspended prison sentence for Plymouth man undertaking illegal gas work at tenanted property 20/03/2017
    An unregistered gas fitter has been sentenced for illegally carrying out gas safety work at a rented house.
  3. HSL: DSEAR Compliance for Managers and Supervisors – Buxton, 28 Mar 2017 08/03/2017
    This course explains the duties that DSEAR places on employers and the actions needed to comply with them. It focuses particularly on the assessment of risks and the application of controls to both mi …
  4. Suspended sentence for unregistered gas worker 09/02/2017
    A man has been fined and given a suspended prison sentence after working on a number of boilers without being Gas Safe registered.
  5. Landlord prosecuted for gas safety failings 30/01/2017
    A Preston Landlord has been given a suspended prison sentence after failing to ensure gas appliances in one of her properties were checked for safety.
  6. Unregistered gas fitter fined 26/01/2017
    An unregistered gas fitter from Farnborough has been prosecuted for carrying out illegal gas work which was found to be unsafe.
  7. Worker exposed to high level of carbon monoxide 20/01/2017
    A Construction firm was sentenced today for safety breaches after workers were exposed to carbon monoxide and other substances hazardous to health.
  8. Housing association prosecuted for safety failings 22/12/2016
    A housing association has been prosecuted after allowing renovations to take place that put residents at risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.
  9. Building company fined for putting childminder and children at risk 15/12/2016
    A building company and its director have been fined for breaching Gas Safety law after putting a childminder and children in her care at risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.
  10. RR1077 – Safe storage of wood pellet and wood chip fuel 10/12/2016

    This report describes a study, involving seven site visits, to develop evidence to inform HSE engagement with the industry on the prevention of carbon monoxide poisonings.