Gas safety in Northern Ireland
Gas Safe Register replaced CORGI gas registration in
Northern Ireland on 1st April 2010.
Anyone carrying out work on gas after the 1 April 2010 must be on
the Gas Safe Register. If not, they are breaking the law and could
be putting you and your family at risk. Badly fitted and
poorly maintained gas appliances can cause gas leaks, fires,
explosions and carbon monoxide
How do I check my engineer is Gas Safe
All registered engineers carry a Gas Safe Register ID card with
their own unique licence number. Before you have any gas work
carried out, always ask to see the card. Check both sides of the
card to make sure the engineer is qualified for the work you want
doing and their qualifications are in date.
You can check
a Gas Safe registered engineer 24 hours a day, 7 days a
Why has gas registration changed?
On 1 April 2009, Gas Safe Register replaced CORGI as the gas
registration body in Great Britain and Isle of Man. This followed
an extensive review of gas safety by the Health and Safety
Executive in GB. The Health and Safety Executive Northern Ireland
(HSENI) carried out a similar review and consulted with the gas
industry and public representative groups. The overwhelming opinion
was to align gas safety with the GB scheme, Gas Safe Register, from
1st April 2010.
Gas Safe Register is focused on making sure you and your family
Carbon monoxide poisoning symptoms
- loss of consciousness
Find out more about carbon monoxide