Home Health and Safety

Health and Safety

New standards, new beginnings?

Martyn Bridges, director of technical communication and product management at Worcester Bosch, shares his thoughts on two new changes to regulations and standards

Communicating smoke and CO alarm safety

Adrian Keats at Honeywell’s Home Safety business provides a selection of hard-hitting facts and figures to help installers communicate the importance of proper gas and fire safety to customers

HHIC launches gas safety label

The Heating and Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC) has launched a gas safety label to be placed on packaging by members of its boiler manufacturers group

Majority still look for CORGI registered engineers

According to new research 58% of consumers still think CORGI registration is a must-have when choosing a gas engineer

Intergas offers solution amid flue review

Intergas has commented on an amendment to Building Regulations making plastic boiler flues non-compliant in high-rise buildings

IGEM spreads gas safety message

The Institution of Gas Engineers & Managers (IGEM) has announced plans to launch a gas safety initiative to coincide with next month’s 2019 Gas Safety Week

Shower specification checklist for council housing

Tina Simpson at Triton Showers offers a five-point checklist of all the things which should be considered when choosing a shower to help achieve the perfect fit.

Vent Hygiene CRO cards set to close

SKILLcard has announced that the CRO cards for Vent Hygiene Specialist, Ductwork Cleaning Specialist and Kitchen Grease Extract Operative will close on 1 November...

How to improve EPC ratings

Britain’s houses are some of the oldest and coldest in Europe

Homeowners warned about dangers of ‘energy theft’

More needs to be done to crack down on dangerous tamper tutorials.