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What does a gas safety record show?

Gas safety records, often referred to in the form of gas safety certification (CP12) is a form that must be filled out after an inspection of gas safety is conducted by gas appliance.

What does a record of gas safety demonstrate?

A description of the equipment that has been examined
The results of gas safety tests have been conducted on all appliances
Safety issues that were discovered in the inspections
What tasks must be completed to correct problems and increase safety?
The information of the engineer responsible for the checks, such as their signature as well as the date on which the work was executed.
The details of the property as well as its owner (if the rental is made)

Landlords must also ensure the pipework of their property is in good working order. The majority of gas safety records include a section for engineers to document their findings from tests conducted on the pipework’s integrity to show whether the pipework is secure.

Based on the circumstances the gas safety record could require a permit from the state, however we’d recommend it in any case.

For Landlords

A gas safety certificate is legally required to be maintained by every landlord of rental property within the UK which have gas appliances installed. A gas safety inspection is to be performed by a registered gas safety engineer every year, and the completion of a record on gas safety and then a copy given the tenants in 28 days from check being conducted.

For Homeowners

If you’re an owner of a home,, you’re not legally obliged to maintain a gas safety record. But, it’s strongly recommended to have all of your gas appliances regularly serviced by a licensed Safety Engineer. Safety Engineer. Be sure to request an official copy of your gas safety report after they’ve completed their task. Most likely they’ll send you the record however, you should request one if none is not available as it’s always a good idea to have one.

For more information on the reasons you require an engineer who is Gas Safe to do any work in your home, get to us today for a consultation with our experts.