Home Health and Safety

Health and Safety

Landlord gets suspended jail term over gas safety failings

Duran Akbulut failed to have a gas boiler checked by a qualified engineer and obtain the necessary safety certificate.

How to improve EPC ratings

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

Builder receives a suspended prison sentence…

…for endangering a young family to deadly fumes from a gas boiler

Plumber fined just £500 despite causing an explosion

Catastrophic damage was caused to the property when a cylinder ruptured and the stored water suddenly became steam.

Unregistered gas fitter fined

Lee Mellor not legally allowed to do work

Forty per cent of construction sites fail health and safety spot-checks

Inspection initiative finds nearly half of sites fail to protect workers.

Elderly tenant put at risk from dangerous gas heater

Gloucester firm fined £15,000 after refurbished home put pensioner at risk from carbon monoxide poisoning.

Automotive components company fined after worker injured

Employee suffered crash injuries after entering a guarded area of a machine

Solar panel managing director avoids jail over roof slip

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

South Devon plumber left illegal gas work in a dangerous state…

...putting the life of the landlord and her tenants at risk