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Gas safety

This content applies to England & Wales

This section looks at gas safety in the home. Also covered are the responsibilities of landlords and occupiers, and how regulations can be enforced.

Introduction to gas safety

Looking at the risks involved in the domestic use of gas. 

Gas safety duties

The responsibilities of landlord's and occupiers set out by the Gas Safety (Installations and Use) Regulations 1998 and supported by the Health and Safety Executive's code of practice. 

Disconnection by gas transporters

The responsibilities of gas transporters for taking action in the event of a gas leak. 

Gas safety checks

Gas safety checks must be carried out every 12 months on all gas appliances. 

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