Gas Safety Inspections

During gas safety inspections the gas safe registered engineer will undertake safety checks and inspections. Once completed, as long as they all fulfil the required standards under the gas safety regulations a landlords gas certificates will be issued.

What happens during gas safety inspections:

• Check appliance for gas tightness
• Check standing and working pressures if test points are available
• Check burner pressure/gas rate against manufacturers guidelines
• Check for satisfactory provision of all necessary ventilation
• Test flue flow to ensure removal of combustion products
• Check all the flame failure devices have satisfactory operation
• Check for physical stability, presence and effectiveness of stability brackets (where appropriate)
• Investigate any evidence of unsafe operation and report to the person responsible.

If an appliance fails the gas safety inspections it is the landlord’s duty to ensure a gas safe registered engineer undergoes any remedial work and a new landlords gas certificate is issued to show this.

It is imperative as landlords that gas safety inspections are carried out annually for any tenanted property and that the copy of the landlords gas certificates is given to the tenants within 28 days of completion. You must keep a copy of the landlords gas certificates for 2 years after the date it was carried out.

Please call us on 020 3394 2168 or email us at info@landlords-gas-certificates.co.uk to book in your gas safety inspections.

One Reply to Gas Safety Inspections

  1. Hollis Gruell

    11/08/2011 • 11:24 pm

    Thanks for the post :)

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