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Fine for unsafe gas work

Date:
22 April 2015

Terence Moulton, trading as Terry Moulton Building Services, was fined £800 with £924.32 costs at Birmingham and Solihull Magistrates’ Court after he undertook gas work when not registered.

Moulton, of Cleeve Road, Yardley Wood, Birmingham, pleaded guilty to breaching Section 3 (1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974. He must also pay £80 victim surcharge.

HSE brought the prosecution after he undertook gas work at a property in Grenville Road, Shirley, when he was not registered with the Gas Safe Register to undertake such work.

Notes to Editors:

The Health and Safety Executive is Britain’s national regulator for workplace health and safety. It aims to reduce work-related death, injury and ill health. It does so through research, information and advice, promoting training, new or revised regulations and codes of practice, and working with local authority partners by inspection, investigation and enforcement. www.hse.gov.uk

Further HSE news releases are available at www.press.hse.gov.uk

More information about Gas Safe Register can be found at http://www.hse.gov.uk/gas/domestic/newschemecontract.htm