What is the Gas Safe Register? Looking for Gas Safe registered plumbers Kent ?. It is the official gas registration body that has been government approved and appointed by the HSE for each respective area in the UK.The Gas Safe Register raises public awareness of the need for safety and manages inspection and enforcement. Why do we need the Gas Safe Register? To keep the consumer safe. Most people in the UK have gas appliances in their home that need regular checks. The Gas Safe Register has been set up to protect consumers from unsafe gas work. How does an engineer become Gas Safe Registered?In the first instance they have to undergo extremely stringent tests.Every engineer needs to be qualified in their work and is checked to make sure that they are working safely. What qualifications does an engineer need to be Gas Safe Registered? All engineers have their ACS, NVQ or SVQ. Any engineer formerly registered with CORGI whose qualifications are more than five years old undergo retraining, using the Nationally Accredited Certification Scheme (ACS), City and Guilds or Energy and Utility Skills. How does the Gas Safe Register work? In the UK it is illegal to be fitting, fixing or servicing gas appliances without being Gas Safe Registered. DT Facilities have Gas safe registered Plumbers Kent.The Gas Safe Register make regular checks and if they find an engineer servicing a gas appliance that has not been registered they will report them to the HSE who have the power to prosecute.When a customer has been fitted with a new appliance they can notify the work to the Gas Safe Register and receive a certificate nominating a free gas safety inspection. Did You Know?
It is against the law for any person (claiming to be an engineer) to fit, fix or service a gas appliance without being on the Gas Safe Register, and they can be prosecuted and even sent to prison.
Not all engineers are qualified to do all types of gas work. DT Facilities will always send the man qualified for the job.
You should ALWAYS use a Gas Safe Registered engineer for ALL gas work carried out in your home or business, including installing, repairing or servicing a gas boiler, fire, cooker or hob.
You can go to the Gas Safe Register 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to check that your gas engineer is registered.
You should never DIY with gas engineering, as you could be putting you and your loved ones at risk from carbon monoxide poisoning and gas explosions. DT Facilities (Boiler installation Kent) upholds this advice.
The Gas Safe Register can inspect our work at DT Facilities any time. All our engineers fitting, fixing or servicing a gas appliance are Gas Safe Registered.
All engineers must carry an ID card that the consumer can request to see at any time.
NB. All of our engineers are on the Gas Safe Register and DT Facilities is a Which? Trusted Trader accredited company.DT Facilities proved Gas safe registered plumbers Kent, we can repair fit or fix Oil fired Boilers, LPG boilers for static homes and caravans and of course natural gas boilers. We are also certified to work on unvented central heating systems. DT Facilities have gas safe registered Plumbers in Canterbury, Maidstone, Faversham, Sittingbourne, Herne Bay, Whitstable, Thanet, Ashford, Dover Folkestone & Deal. So for local Gas Safe registered Kent based engineers call us today
Boiler fitted by lee, very very pleased. work carried out quickly and with no fuss at all.