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A guide to landlords' duties: Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998

Overview

This revised leaflet is aimed at landlords who let properties with domestic gas appliances. It outlines their duties and warns of the dangers of poor installation and servicing. It also describes telltale signs of a malfunctioning and therefore potentially dangerous appliance. It includes the details of the new gas installer registration scheme, the Gas Safe Register which replaces CORGI. Contents: What type of property is covered? What are my main duties as a landlord? Which gas equipment is covered? Can I delegate duties to a tenant? What happens if I use a managing agent? What if the property is sub-let? What action is required to gain access to property? How do I know whether the gas engineer is Gas Safe registered? What if an appliance fails the safety check? What happens if I don't maintain my tennants' gas appliances? What action do I take in the event of a gas escape? Further reading; Further information.

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Dangerous substances, Carbon monoxide, Landlords, Flues, Poisoning, Domestic premises, Commercial premises.

Notes

English on one side and Welsh on the reverse side

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Author
HSE
Date of Publication
2009
Publisher
HSE BOOKS
Length
16 pages
Format
Free leaflet / Priced pack
Series Code
INDG285W/EREV2
ISBN
9780717663620
Stock Code
INDG285W/EREV2
Copyright Status
Open Government Licence
Landlords
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