always use a gas safe registered engineer
If you are having gas work done in your home or
workplace you should only use a Gas Safe registered
Find a Gas Safe registered engineer
You should use a Gas Safe registered
engineer to carry out gas work safely and legally in your home.
Find a Gas Safe registered business
in your area using the panel on the right of this page.
You can find a Gas Safe registered
business on our database 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Check that your engineer is Gas Safe registered
All gas engineers should be registered with Gas Safe Register by
law to work with gas. Always check a gas
engineer is on the register before employing them to carry out
work for you. And when your engineer arrives on your
doorstep, always ask to see their Gas Safe
Register ID card before letting them in.
You can check a Gas Safe registered
engineer 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
What gas work needs to be done by a registered engineer?
All gas work carried out in your home and in certain commercial
premises should be done by a Gas Safe
registered engineer. Gas work includes:
- installing, repairing or servicing a gas boiler
- installing or repairing a gas fire, gas cooker or
Not all gas engineers are qualified to do all types of gas work.
Check what type of work your gas engineer is
qualified to do.
What about DIY?
Never DIY with gas. You will be putting yourself and your family
in serious danger from carbon monoxide
poisoning and gas explosions.
Find out why you shouldn't DIY with
Are you a Landlord?
If you are a landlord you have legal obligations when it comes
to gas safety.
Landlords’ legal duties apply to a wide range of accommodation
- residential premises provided for rent by local authorities,
housing associations, private sector landlords, housing
- rooms let in bed-sit accommodation, private households, bed and
breakfast accommodation and hotels
- rented holiday accommodation such as chalets, cottages, flats,
caravans and narrow boats on inland waterways
Make sure you read our gas safety advice
Are you a tenant?
If you are renting a property it is important that you
understand your Landlord's gas safety responsibilities.
These apply whether you are in public or
private rented accommodation, or if you rent a holiday property.
Make sure you know all you should with our gas safety advice for tenants.
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Who can legally undertake gas work?
our factsheet for more information on who can legally work on your
gas safety guide for tenants
Gas Safe Register
information for tenants
Appropriate Standards, Guidance and Information
The regularly maintained list of legislation, industry standards
etc can be found in Technical Bulletin 999. This is relevant to the
activities of registered businesses to be followed in order to
satisfy the Rules of Registration.
Download the Industry Standards List now