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Prosecution of a company for portraying itself as a Registered Gas Installer

The CER has today, 11th December 2014, published a Press Release regarding the prosecution of a company, Camperman LTD, for portraying itself as a Registered Gas Installer. Under the Electricity Regulation Act 1999 (as amended) it is a criminal offence for any individual to portray oneself as a Registered Gas Installer while not being registered with the Register of Gas Installers of Ireland.

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CER Prosecutes Co. Carlow Plumber for Illegal Gas Works

On 28th July 2014 the Commission for Energy Regulation (CER) successfully prosecuted an individual from County Carlow who plead guilty to illegally carrying out gas works, specifically the installation of a domestic gas boiler. This case was heard at the Dublin District Court.

Safety Alert - LPG LP Single Stage Regulator

The LPG LP Single Stage Regulator manufactured by OARA/Italy of the OARA Gas Master Range (cylinder type propane) has been found to be prone to failure caused by internal corrosion, resulting in an over pressure condition and should therefore be replaced and removed from service.

Consultation Paper on the Regulation of the Gas Installer Industry with respect to Safety from 2016

On 17th June 2014, the CER published a Consultation Paper on the Regulation of the Gas Installer Industry with respect to Safety from 2016.

Death by Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Families weep as gas fitter jailed for manslaughter ot two students.

Prosecution of Non Registered Gas Installer

The CER has today, 19th February 2014, published a Press Release regarding the prosecution of an individual who carried out Gas Works while not being registered as a Registered Gas Installer and for portraying himself as a Registered Gas Installer.

Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week 2013 September 23rd to 29th

The dangers associated with carbon monoxide are promoted to the general public every year through television, radio, press, digital and direct mail advertising. This year, however, in an effort to do something different and to generate greater public engagement on the subject of carbon monoxide, a dedicated Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week is being held from September 23rd to September 29th.

Carbon Monoxide Alarms Safety Training briefings for RGI’s

A number of Carbon Monoxide Alarms Safety Training briefings for RGI’s will be run in July 2012 at various locations throughout Ireland.

UniPart and Calor recall portable gas heaters

UniPart (UK) and Calor are issuing a product recall on a number of portable gas heaters purchased since the 1st August 2010, as a small number of Royal Classic, Calor Classic or Calor Compact products have been malfunctioning.

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