Home Health and Safety

Health and Safety

Homeowners warned about dangers of ‘energy theft’

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

How to improve EPC ratings

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

Solar panel managing director avoids jail over roof slip

Timothy Dobson given community service as worker suffers fractures skull and pelvis.

Unregistered gas fitter fined

Lee Mellor not legally allowed to do work

CIPHE renews calls for compulsory thermostatic mixing valves

The Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) has renewed calls for the government to change its legislation surrounding thermostatic mixing valves on the back of latest admissions data

Self-employed plumber sentenced for unsafe gas work

Victims and plumber treated for carbon monoxide poisoning.

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

Gas fitter sentenced for incompetent installation of a boiler…

…leaving tenant poisoned by carbon monoxide

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

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.