What is a landlord safety check?
In 1996 the government made law that all landlords who part rent, or rent all of their property, must have all gas appliances and pipe work checked and a certificate to prove it every 12 months. Flame FX ltd have been servicing the land lord comminute for the past 10 years.
Do we need a landlord safety check?
Residential landlords or their agents are responsible for the safety of tenants and the Gas Safety Regulations 1998 enforced by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE).
Severe penalties for non-compliance can be imposed and deaths could result in manslaughter charges for landlords and agents. Non compliance is a criminal offence and courts can impose unlimited fines and custodial sentences.
This may also invalidate your property insurance and could subsequently lead to claims for civil damages - awards in these cases have proved to be very high indeed.