How to tell if your Gas Engineer is Working Legally
April 10, 2018
April 10, 2018
Did you know that gas engineers are the only tradespeople where it is compulsory for them to be part of a registration body in order to carry out work legally? If not, you’re not alone…
Research carried out by Gas Safe Register found that more than half (52%) of those surveyed admit that they have let a tradesperson into their home without checking if they are qualified.
The research also identified the factors that make people trust a tradesperson, which are:
Trusting gas engineers without checking they are on the Gas Safe Register could leave you and your family at risk from illegal gas work and dangerous appliances. Unsafe gas appliances can cause gas leaks, fires, explosions and carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning.
Don’t cut corners with gas.
How to ensure you are using a qualified Gas Safe registered engineer
Follow Gas Safe Register’s top tips to keep you and your family gas safe:
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