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Carbon Monoxide

  1. Gas Detection from Past to Present

    Testing for gasses has come a long way since the days when Victorian miners would take a canary down a mineshaft as an early warning indicator of toxic gases such as carbon monoxide, methane or carbon dioxide. Continue reading →
  2. Illegal Gas Fitter fakes Gas Safety Documents and endangers Lives

    The Health and Safety Executive has notched up a hat trick of prosecutions of illegal gas fitters within the space of a month. Only last week we reported in this blog how an illegal gas fitter endangered a Rotherham family, while last month a Suffolk plumber was given a suspended prison sentence for carrying out illegal and dangerous gas work. Continue reading →
  3. Illegal Gas Fitter endangers Rotherham Family

    Less than a month after a Suffolk plumber was given a suspended prison sentence for carrying out illegal and dangerous gas work, a Rotherham man has been prosecuted after carrying out illegal gas work and putting a family with a young boy at risk from carbon monoxide poisoning or explosion. Continue reading →
  4. Suspended Sentence for Illegal Gas Fitter

    A Suffolk plumber has been given a suspended prison sentence after carrying out illegal and dangerous gas work at a home in Lowestoft. Barry Goodge, 59, from Oulton Broad, attempted to repair a faulty boiler at a home on London Road South on 28 June 2013, despite not being registered with Gas Safe – a legal requirement in the UK. Continue reading →
  5. April 2014 Deadline Looms for Flue Gas Measurement

    Many gas fitters and boiler engineers in the UK may be unaware of new mandatory regulations which will come into effect from April 2014 to measure and record the carbon monoxide (CO) level in the flue gas when a condensing boiler is commissioned. Continue reading →
  6. Carbon Monoxide Alarms Now Compulsory In New Northern Ireland Homes

    New rulings in Northern Ireland regarding the installation of carbon monoxide alarms have been officially released. Continue reading →
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