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Publication of Criteria Document Version 1.6

The CER has today (28th July 2016) published a modification to the Criteria Document for the Regulation of Gas Installers in Ireland. This modification provides clarity to industry with regards to the scheme entry requirements and outlines the phased removal of the GIS and GID qualification as a method of scheme entry.

Withdrawal of Tienku Wegla XC 10 Carbon Monoxide Alarm

The carbon monoxide alarm was withdrawn due to not complying with EN 50291 – 1.

Withdrawal of Carbon Monoxide Alarms

Two Carbon Monoxide Alarms were withdrawn from the market due to not complying with EN 50291-1. See details below

RGII Board Welcomes New Managers

The Board of RGII, through its chairman, Liam Doyle, welcomes the appointment of incoming General Manager Pierce Martin and Safety Manager Sean Mc Ginley to the organisation.

Modification to the Criteria Document

The CER has today (19th November 2015) published a modification to the Criteria Document for the Regulation of Gas Installers in Ireland.

CER Announces RGII is appointed to operate the Registered Gas Installer scheme

The CER is pleased to announce, following a public procurement process, the appointment of a Gas Safety Supervisory Body (SSB) to regulate gas installers in respect of safety in Ireland. From January 2016 RGII Register of Gas Installers of Ireland Ltd. will be the Safety Supervisory Body. These arrangements will be in place until the end of 2022. Customers can have peace of mind that Registered Gas Installers (RGIs), who carry out work in their home, do so safely thereby protecting lives and property

Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week 2015

This year the Carbon Monoxide awareness week will run from Monday 21 to Friday 25 September. Like in previous years, the aim of the campaign is to highlight the fact that carbon monoxide (CO) can, and does, kill. It’s colourless, odourless, hard to detect and it can kill in less than three minutes.

Recall of Unsafe Carbon Monoxide Detector

The Carbon Monoxide detector sold under the brand ALECTO has been found unsafe as not responding to high concentrations of carbon monoxide. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 50291-1.

Fireplace fitter prosecuted for gas safety offences

The CER has today,12th May 2015, published a Press Release regarding the prosecution of Kildare based fireplace fitter for carrying out illegal gas works and for portraying himself as a Registered Gas Installer

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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