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What to do if you smell gas
- DO NOT turn any electrical switches ON OR OFF
- Turn off all gas supplies immediately
- Extinguish any flames
- Open windows and doors
- Telephone the National Grid immediately on 0800 111 999
If in any doubt at all leave the property and make the call from elsewhere.
Emergencies and gas safety
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) website contains important information about gas safety and what consumers need to know about installing and maintaining their gas appliances. It also contains advise about Carbon Monoxide poisoning known as the silent killer” which is responsible for approximately 20 deaths a year and what you need to be aware of and preventative measures you can take. Click the links below to find out more.
There is also a list of frequently asked questions which readers will find useful.
The HSE strongly advises that gas consumers should have their gas appliances serviced regularly for safety by a Gas Safe (previously CORGI) registered installer. The HSE also provide a free Gas Safety Advice Helpline on 0800 300 363.
The Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998 states that anyone who installs or carries out any work on gas appliances, pipe work, fittings and flues as part of their business must be competent and be currently registered with the Gas Safe Register (previously CORGI), the national watchdog for gas safety in the United Kingdom.