Gas Safety Week

08 September 2014

15-21 September is Gas Safety Week. The week is held annually to raise awareness of gas safety and the importance of taking care of your gas appliances.

Did you know?

  • Every year thousands of people across the UK are diagnosed with carbon monoxide poisoning. It’s a highly poisonous gas. You can’t see it, taste it or smell it, but it can kill quickly with no warning
  •  It’s estimated that there are around 7,500 illegal gas fitters operating across the UK and up to 250,000 illegal gas jobs may be carried out each year
  •  Although there is awareness that gas appliances need to be safety checked annually, 43% of Britons don’t do it, and 10% have gas appliances which have never been checked.

You must make sure that you know what to do in an emergency, and that your gas appliances are regularly checked, to keep you and your family safe.

You can find some top tips on how to stay gas safe on the official website: Gas Safety Week

We've also put together some useful tips here: Be gas safe

Please make sure you allow us to enter your home to carry out a gas safety check each year.

If you have any questions or concerns about gas safety, please call us on 08458 729729 and ask to speak to a member of the Gas Safety Team.


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