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Unregistered gas engineer sentenced after multiple breaches

A self-employed gas engineer has been sentenced after carrying out illegal gas work and breaching a HSE Prohibition Notice. Bournemouth Crown Court heard how Dean Coslett trading as Dorset Boiler Company, undertook gas work at a number of properties in Dorset between December 2017 and April 2019 whilst he was not registered with the Gas […]

Company director fined after residents exposed to carbon monoxide

A construction company director has been fined for leaving a gas boiler at a domestic property in a dangerous condition as he worked to build an extension. During the building work, the residents of the property in Newcastle were placed at a serious risk of ill health, including carbon monoxide poisoning. Newcastle-upon-Tyne Magistrates’ Court heard that […]

Illegal gas work left a Devon home in dangerous state

A self-employed property maintenance contractor has been sentenced after arranging and being in control of gas work that his contractors were not registered or competent to do, leaving it in a dangerous condition. Exeter Crown Court heard how Nigel Borrough, the sole director of Collier Property Management Ltd, quoted for a kitchen re-fit which included […]

Fireplace installers sentenced for unregistered gas work

Two self-employed fireplace installers have been sentenced after carrying out unregistered gas work. Greater Manchester Magistrates’ Court heard that Karl Welsh and James Allen installed new gas fires in three North West domestic properties, despite not being Gas Safe registered. An investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) found that substandard and in some […]