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MLP – FAQs

Have you thought about changing careers? – A recent report from Gas Safe has found that the median age of registered gas engineers is 55 in the next 10 years there is going to be a severe shortage of gas engineers. – Have you thought about a possible change in careers? – Why not enter …

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Updated Unsafe Situation Procedure (GIUSP) from IGEM

IGEM takes ownership of the GIUSP The Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers (IGEM) has taken over ownership of the Gas Industry Unsafe Situations Procedure (GIUSP). Previously, it was owned by a working group made up of representatives across the gas industry, and supported by Gas Safe Register. The GIUSP provides guidance to Gas Safe …

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What checks should you be carrying out on an appliance(s)?

Regulation 26 (9) of the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulation 26 (7) – (10) of the gas safety regulations states (some of you may know this as FAGS); “After performing work on a installed appliance, engineers should carry out the necessary checks and tests to ensure that the appliance, and any associated flue, is …

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TB 118 – Safe Electrical Isolation of Gas Appliances

Technical Bulletin 118 – Safe Electrical Isolation of Gas Appliances This technical bulletin describes the best method to prove that an appliance is disconnected from the electricity supply before working on it. It starts out by stating the dangers and implications on the human body if it receives a passage of current through it better known …

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Gas Safe TB 152 – Securing and Sealing horizontal chimney terminations

Gas Safe Technical Bulletin 152 – Securing and Sealing horizontal chimney terminations Gas Safe have released the above technical bulletin to provide guidance to engineers to ensure that horizontal chimneys and their terminations are correctly secured and sealed. Note – The manufacturer’s instructions should always be consulted first Within it explains that there are 2 different …

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