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Gas safety (HSE guidance)

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The Health and Safety (Gas) (Guernsey) Ordinance 2006, place duties on gas consumers, installers, suppliers and landlords.

If you are unable to have your gas appliances or installation checked for safety due to COVID-19 restrictions (e.g. self-isolation or shielding), please follow this link to see if an exemption may be available

  • Gas installers

    • Anyone carrying out work on gas appliances or fittings as part of their business must be competent and registered with the Gas Safe Register.  Only a competent person can carry out work on gas appliances or fittings.
    • A person must not use any gas appliance or fittings that they know or suspect may be unsafe.
  • Landlord duties in rented properties

    • Landlords are responsible for making sure that gas fittings and flues are maintained in good order.  Gas appliances and flues should be checked for safety once every 12 months.
    • Booklets on pdf icon gas safety for the public [317kb] and pdf icon for landlords [264kb] can be downloaded from this page.
  • Approved Code of Practice

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Safety in the Installation and Use of Gas Systems and Appliances - Approved Code of Practice 2010 Gas - Dangerous Gas Fitting Report Gas Safety (Guernsey) Guidance Booklet rev 2016 Gas Safety (Guernsey) Landlords Guidance Booklet rev 2016 Health and Safety (Gas) (Guernsey) Ordinance 2006 as amended - version May 2016

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