This event provides an overview of gas safety from the perspective of an Enforcements officer. Delegates will learn the history behind gas safety within the GB & I and the introduction of a Gas Certification Scheme and gas registration today. The main topics will go into combustion, along with the dangerous side effects of carbon monoxide and what to look out for. Ventilation and chimneys, different types of appliances and their flue requirements, along with regulations, good practice, and inspection criteria, will also be discussed.
This session will explore what constitutes an unsafe situation along with an unsafe installation, who has the right to carry out certain actions, and the responsibilities of owners and Gas Safe engineers. Delegates will learn how to identify the differences between conditions that are immediately dangerous, at risk and not to the current standards.
• Improve your awareness of the Gas Safe Engineer competencies
• Know what to look for during site inspections on gas safety
• Appreciate various clarification of appliances and their flue requirements
• Understand the law surrounding when an inspection is at risk (AR) and what the isolation procedure is for these properties
CPD: 2 hours