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  • Daniel Fifield

The Importance of Gas Safety Checks

Gas safety checks are critical for ensuring the safety of individuals who live or work in buildings that use gas appliances. Gas leaks can lead to fires, explosions, and carbon monoxide poisoning, which can be fatal. Regular gas safety checks can identify any potential hazards and ensure that gas appliances and flues are functioning correctly. This includes checking for gas leaks and verifying that appliances are correctly installed, maintained and vented.

It's important to note that gas safety checks are a legal requirement for landlords, colleges, local authorities, housing associations, hotels, B&Bs, and hostels. Failure to comply with gas safety regulations can result in legal consequences.

Overall, gas safety checks are necessary to protect the health and safety of individuals in buildings that use gas appliances across the Southwest. It's essential to conduct regular checks to prevent accidents and ensure that gas appliances are functioning safely and efficiently. At Ftec Exeter, we are Gas Safe and Refcom F-Gas Certified, meaning we are qualified to carry out gas works across Devon and Somerset. We ensure all pipe works and flues installed have been correctly fitted and installed and, most importantly, properly maintained. 

If you would like to learn more about gas safety regulations, please get in touch with our Exeter office. Our team of experienced engineers can handle projects of all sizes and ensure compliance with the latest regulations. We would be happy to provide more information and answer any questions you may have about gas safety checks.

If you're a commercial building looking for a Gas Safe professional based in Devon, Cornwall or Somerset, please get in touch with us today. We're more than happy to help and assist with your enquiry.

Please get in touch at, or on 01392 241506 for more information.

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