Gas Safety

  1. News Roundup: Unregistered “Gas Engineers”

    unregistered-gas-engineers Unfortunately, there continues to be no shortage of news stories about illegal and dangerous gas work carried out by unregistered, unqualified “gas engineers”. Therefore, it is vital that you stay vigilant and always employ a Gas Safe registered engineer that is qualified to work on your gas appliance and your fuel type. You can find a Gas Safe registered engineer or check your engineers’ credentials on the Gas Safe Register or by calling the free helpline on 0800 408 5500. Additionally, always ask to see your engineer's Gas Safe ID card and make sure you check the back of it for the appliances and gas types they are qualified to work on. Ensuring gas work is carried out by a qualified and gas registered engineer is critical to protecting yourself and your community against potential gas leaks, carbon monoxide poisoning, fires, and explosions. Continue reading →
  2. PASS Ltd is Supporting Gas Safety Week 2021

    We are proud to be supporting Gas Safety Week, taking place between the 13th and 19th September 2021. Organised by the Gas Safe Register (the official list of gas engineers legally allowed to work on gas), Gas Safety Week aims to raise awareness of gas safety and the importance of taking care of your gas appliances. Continue reading →
  3. What You Should Know About the ErP and NOx Emission Control

    Please note this blog was originally published on the 23rd September 2019. It was updated on the 8th September 2021 to contain relevant flue gas analyser models. On the right of the image a man is using a wrench to work on boiler pipes. In the bottom right corner is a yellow Gas Safety Week logo, while on the left is dark blue text that reads 'What You Should Know About ErP and NOx Emission Control. The Energy Related Products Directive (ErP) reflects the commitment of the European Union to improve air quality. The latest legislation concerning NOx emissions was introduced on the 26th September 2018 to meet EU targets for 2020: Continue reading →
  4. 5 Reasons to Calibrate Your Flue Gas Analyser

    Please note this blog was originally published on the 17th October 2017. It was updated on the 8th September 2021 to include current calibration information. White text on the left of the image reads '5 Reasons to Calibrate Your Flue Gas'. It is on a dark blue background. The yellow Gas Safety Week logo is in the bottom right corner and the right side of the banner is taken up with an image of a flue gas analyser that has been opened up: one side is blue casing and one side is a circuit board. Hands hold a black component above the side with the circuit board. Every plumber and gas engineer knows that when installing gas appliances a flue gas analyser (FGA) is essential! Using an FGA, you can verify that the appliance is working safely and that the installation is not producing dangerous levels of harmful gases that could jeopardise the safety of your clients and their community. That is why proper maintenance and calibration of your FGA is vital to ensuring that this critical part of your job is as accurate as possible. Continue reading →
  5. Gas Detection from Past to Present

    Please note this blog was originally published on the 11th August 2014. It was updated on the 8th September 2021 to include new information about gas detecting thermal imaging cameras, as well as relevant gas detector, flue gas analyser, and thermal camera models. The yellow Gas Safety Week logo is in the bottom left of the image. The left side of the image is taken up with a man wearing yellow hi-vis and an orange hard hat. He is wearing an orange gas detector and holding an orange gas tester. The man is outside surrounded by green industrial pipes. The right side of the image features white text that reads 'Gas Detection From Past to Present'. Detecting gas has come a long way since the Victorian days when miners would use a canary as an early warning indicator of toxic gases such as carbon monoxide, methane, or carbon dioxide. Continue reading →
  6. A Close Look at Flue Gas Analysers

    Flue gas analysers have become more popular in recent years with gas and heating engineers. Continue reading →
  7. Which? Hosting Live Gas Safety Q & A

    As part of Gas Safety Week, Which? is asking people around the country to check their boilers, and to check any work carried out on boilers is by a Gas Safe Registered engineer. Continue reading →
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