If you smell gas, think you have a gas leak, or you suspect that fumes containing Carbon Monoxide are escaping from a gas appliance call 755555 immediately.
Don't use naked flames
Don't turn electric switches on or off
Don't leave it to someone else
Do turn off your gas supply at the emergency control valve (usually next to your gas meter).
Do extinguish all naked flames and sources of ignition.
Do open doors and windows to allow gas to disperse.
Additional information for LPG bottle gas users.
If possible move suspected leaking cylinders into a well ventilated safe area, away from sources of ignition.
If you ever suffer any of the following symptoms when gas appliances are in use: headaches; nausea; dizziness. Turn them off immediately and call 755555
Gas is a safe fuel when used and serviced correctly, but as with all fuels, it should be used responsibly and all gas appliances kept well maintained to ensure safe and efficient operation.
For added peace of mind and an end to
maintenance worries explore our ServiceCare
cover details here.
In 2008 the mandatory gas competence registration scheme was put in a public tender process with Capita announced as the successful bidder. From 1st April 2009 the mandatory gas registration scheme started operating under “Gas Safe Register” brand with Capita as the operators.
We understand that consumers clearly identify with the CORGI brand, however, we feel that it is necessary to make the following points:
I hope that this information will clarify any confusion or misunderstanding regarding either Capita’s or CORGI’s role within the gas Industry during this transitional period.
We have been registered since 2003, reg number: 187241.
This guide is aimed primarily at those with legal responsibility for health and safety including contractors, employers, owners and operators of underground services, managers and supervisors and other concerned with planning, organising and supervising work near such services.
This work includes work by or for the utilities and also roadworks, construction and demolition work. The guidance is equally useful to private householders and others who, although not necessarily subject to statutory health and safety legislation, may place themselves at considerable risk if they cause damage to utility services.