Gas safety checks & inspection for landlords.
The Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998 requires landlords to arrange annual safety checks of relevant gas appliances and flues to ensure that gas appliances, fittings & flues provided for tenants’ use are maintained and safe. Safety checks are not only part of your legal requirements, they ensure that appliances are working correctly and protect tenants from suffering due to poorly maintained or faulty gas appliances. Landlords who have breached the Gas Safety laws and put lives at risk have faced tough sentencing.
Whilst landlord certification is not a requisite for oil appliances, you may wish to take advantage of the oil landlord check service we supply.
As a landlord, you have a duty to ensure:
Please note: An appliance service inspection will not necessarily meet the information recording requirements of a landlord’s annual safety check, nor will the annual safety check be sufficient to provide effective maintenance. Always ask the advice of a Gas Safe Registered engineer.