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Gas

Are you ready for boiler plus?

 Jan, 23 - 2018   Gas

Now we’ve entered the new year, Boiler Plus is suddenly upon us. The new legislation surrounding the installation of heating systems comes into force on 6 April 2018 – that’s just over 2 months away! What is Boiler Plus?  Boiler Plus introduces new mandatory requirements on tradespeople installing new and...


What are the likely changes to the gas safety regulations?

 Jan, 22 - 2018   Gas

In advance of some updates to The Gas Safety (Installation & Use) Regulations, due to come into effect in early April, here’s an update on the changes the HSE, which prepare the document, is planning to make. These changes are not yet set in stone, but are highly likely to...


Gas Safety Week 2017 – A Record Breaker!

 Jan, 18 - 2018   Gas

Gas Safety Week is the gas industries flag ship event for gas safety awareness. It runs every year during the month of September. In 2017 it took place on 18-24 September and it broke all the records! Gas Safe Register sent out the statistics earlier this month (January). 7,831 supporters...


Gas Safe Register – A Decade In Review

 Dec, 15 - 2017   Gas

The Gas Safe Register has recently published The Decade Review, an independent report on the state of the UK’s gas industry. Sole traders, SMEs, training and certification bodies, manufacturers and energy companies were all invited to take part. They were given the opportunity to reflect on their experience of the...


Stay Gas Safe this Christmas

 Dec, 06 - 2017   Gas

The lead up to Christmas is a great time to turn the heating up and snuggle in for the evening, but Gas Safe Register has come up with some figures that make chilling reading. It has identified the top ten cities in the UK with the highest proportion of unsafe...


Gas engineer work experience – It’s not just about boilers

 Oct, 13 - 2017   Gas

Are You Experienced? If you’re thinking of becoming a gas heating installer, it’s important to get a real sense of what the job is like and familiarise yourself with the world of work. You’re in a position of trust and responsibility and you need to know how to handle yourself...


Gas Safety Week 2017 highlights

 Sep, 28 - 2017   Gas

Gas Safety Week (GSW)is always an extra busy week for the industry, with engineers, training centres and manufacturers all doing their bit to promote awareness. This year there has already been a big emphasis on raising awareness with campaigns like #regardthecard from the Gas Safety Superheroes. GSW17 was set to...


ACS – How the route into gas has changed

 Sep, 15 - 2017   Gas

How has the route to becoming Gas Safe Registered change? The areas covered by new entrants training to become Gas Safe Registered have changed, as of the 1st October 2017. Here is a breakdown of what newcomers to the gas industry can expect when they train to become gas engineers.   Why has...


Gas Safety Week 2017

 Aug, 08 - 2017   Gas

It’s not long until the busy heating season, the time of year when the heating systems of England spark back into life as the cold sets in again. That also means it’s nearly time for Gas Safety Week, the annual celebration of gas safety and awareness. Gas Safety Week is...


A crazy weekend for #RegardTheCard

 Jul, 27 - 2017   Gas

Over the weekend you may have seen on Twitter the hashtag #RegardTheCard go a bit crazy ………….  If you don’t know what #RegardTheCard is find out here. There has been some great involvement from suppliers, training providers, magazines and installers, however, not everyone agrees. We think it’s a great idea and...


The ACS clock is ticking…

 Jul, 14 - 2017   Gas

As we countdown to October and the ACS changes, you as an aspiring gas engineer might be wondering what, if anything, you should do about this. Taking the time off to train requires a pretty big commitment and is not to be taken lightly. If you have already been to...


ACS stats 2017 – Infographic

 Jul, 13 - 2017   Gas

With change imminent, we thought we would look at some of the key statistics surrounding ACS throughout its 20-year history. Failure stats Experienced trades professionals often complain that it’s impossible to fail ACS assessments. The statistics beg to differ. These figures are the total numbers of failures for each sector...


ACS Gas Changes 2017 – What you need to know

 Jul, 12 - 2017   Gas

The Nationally Accredited Certification Scheme (ACS) is the industry recognised route for someone looking to become a member of the Gas Safe Register. It was introduced in 1997 and has seen many changes throughout its 20 year history. From the 1st October 2017 the scheme is being updated and as...


What is #RegardTheCard?

 Jun, 28 - 2017   Gas

Over the past couple of months you may have seen on Twitter the hashtag #RegardTheCard but what does it actually mean? Simply put, #RegardTheCard is trying to point out the importance of having a gas safe card on show by encouraging gas installers to share/upload a picture showing theirs. This trend was brought about...


Recommendations aren’t enough to keep gas safe

 Jun, 19 - 2017   Gas

Recent research by both the Gas Safety Register and Plentific.com, a home services marketplace based in London, show that the majority of homeowners aren’t checking the qualifications and necessary insurances of the trade professionals they employ to work on their homes and thereby putting themselves at risk. The statistics are...


MPs Demand Protection From CO Poisoning

 May, 05 - 2017   Gas

MPs have demand that low income families must be protected by the government from CO poisoning. Thanks to recent research from Liverpool John Moores University, it showed that those from low income households are most at risk of CO poisoning. The Government also stated an intention in its White Paper in the...


Gas Safe Register: Britain’s Gas Hotspots 2017

 Mar, 18 - 2017   Gas

New research from Gas Safe Register shows around 5 million people are put at risk from CO poisoning, gas leaks and explosions by illegal gas engineers around the UK.  Gas Safe Register is the nation’s only official legal gas registration scheme. Thanks to its recent study (4 years worth of data) they...


CGCS Scheme Withdrawn

 Feb, 24 - 2017   Gas

After 3 weeks of escalating pressure from installers following the release of the CGCS scheme, it has now been withdrawn today on the 23rd February 2017.  Hundreds of installers joined together to protest against the new scheme. Many felt that being Gas Safe Registered should be enough to prove competency. Gas Engineers...


CO Poisoning On The Rise

 Jan, 30 - 2017   Gas

There has been a 10% rise in recorded incidents of suspected carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning at NHS Trusts across the UK: 2014/2015 – 2,220 incidents 2015/2016 – 2,430 incidents That’s an average of 6 people attending A&E every day with suspected CO poisoning! Young and elderly people were the most...