If you are booking your annual boiler service and need to have your gas safety certificate renewed. However, you want to know what a gas safety certificate look likes so you can be clear that your home is protected against Carbon monoxide poisoning.
A gas safety certificate is a documentation required by law on the completion of any gas work by a registered gas safety engineer. It also by law that any landlords or any owners of a residential rented properties to have annual gas safety test carried out, and on competition to have a gas safety certificate on record.
If you have had a recent gas safety test in your properties, but not has received a gas safety certificate then do contact the engineer as soon as possible as without one you will liable for a massive fine or legal procedure.
What would you expect to see on a Gas Safety Certificate?
The certificate needs to contain:
A description and location of each appliance/flue checked
Name, registration number and signature of the engineer who carried out the check
Date on which the check was carried out
The address of the property where the appliance/flue is installed
The name and address of the landlord (or their agent where applicable)
Any safety defect identified and any action required or taken to rectify it
Confirmation of the results of the operational safety checks carried out on the appliances.
Landlords and any properties owners also have a legal duty to maintain pipework is a safe condition; so many proprietary forms also include the facility for the registered engineer to record the results of pipe work integrity tests which indicate whether or not the pipe work installation is safe.
If you are confused on what a gas safety certificate look like, then feel free to give Logical Heating & Plumbing Solutions a boiler repair bromley a call and we can talk it through with you.