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How much do you know about Gas Safety? Take our quick quiz

Gas Safety
Victoria Barker
Written by Victoria Barker

This week marks the seventh annual Gas Safety Week.

Poorly maintained gas appliances cause gas leaks, fires, explosions and even carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning and can cause serious injury and even death.

The Gas Safety Week campaign,  co-ordinated by Gas Safe Register, aims to raise awareness of this, and has issued six simple steps to staying ‘gas safe’ which apply to both landlords and homeowners.

Do you know your obligations? Take our quick quiz below to find out.

 

Welcome to your Gas Safety Week Quiz

How long is a gas safety certificate registered for?
Which of these is NOT one of the SIX signs of Carbon monoxide poising?
True or false, only registered gas engineers can give gas safety certificates.
Statistically, how many homes across the UK have an unsafe gas appliance?
Breaching gas safety regulations is a criminal offence, and the penalties vary depending on the case, and are ultimately the decision of a judge. Which of these is FALSE

 

For more information regarding gas safety read the RLA’s guide here.

You can read more about the potential consequences of not providing a Gas Safety certificate in our Call of the Week, and our Forum Spotlight this week focuses on the importance of making sure your you use a Gas Safe registered engineer.

The association also runs a half-day utilities safety course (gas, electrical and water supply) , informing landlords of their rights and responsibilities and the legislation dealing with these issues For information and to book click here.

About the author

Victoria Barker

Victoria Barker

Victoria is the Communications Officer for the RLA.

She is responsible for producing articles for our Campaigns and News Centre, the weekly E-News newsletter and media review, and creating social media content. She also contributes to our members magazine, Residential Property Investor.

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