Gas Safe Register, which is 10 years old this year is the official list of gas businesses, who are registered to work safely and legally on boilers, cookers, fires and all other gas appliances.
By law all gas engineers must be on the Gas Safe Register.
Aims of Gas Safe:
Gas Safe aim to protect the public from unsafe gas work, and look to achieve this through:
More Registered Businesses and Engineers:
There were 58,000 businesses and 120,000 engineers registered with Gas Safe, when it was formed in 2009. By the end of 2018, there were over 140,000 registered engineers and 76,000 businesses.
Inspecting Gas Work:
Gas Safe Register inspectors undertake over 40,000 inspections of engineers and their work each year. Gas Safe Register has kept many thousands of homes and families safe, by ensuring the gas work is to the highest standard.
A Valuable Online Resource:
The Gas Safe Register website is a great resource for the public, which can be found at https://www.gassaferegister.co.uk/. You are able to verify and search for a registered gas engineer, and access a wide range of resources and information around gas safety.
Social media is a key communication platform the Gas Safe, with around 39,000 Facebook fans and 27,000 Twitter followers.
Gas Safety Week:
Gas Safety Week is an annual event each year, run by Gas Safe Register to increase awareness of gas safety among the general public. It was started in 2011 and now has a total messaging reach of more than 132 million people. Gas Safety Week runs for a week in September, which is designed to co-inside with the time when people start to use their fires again, after the longer summer months come to a close.
Check a gas fitter via their online search facility at – https://www.gassaferegister.co.uk/find-an-engineer/