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Your Plumber awarded Safecontractor recognition

Your Plumber awarded Safecontractor recognition

09 October 2017

As a Landlord, Property Manager or other business, what measures do you have in place to ensure your contractors are operating in a safe manor?

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Legionella testing in domestic rentals – is it necessary?

Legionella testing in domestic rentals – is it necessary?

26 April 2016

There is much confusion and debate regarding the interpretation of landlords’ responsibilities when it comes to legionella testing in rental properties. Guidance on the HSE website even appears contradictory in places.

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Case of unsafe asbestos removal emphasises the importance of using safe contractors

Case of unsafe asbestos removal emphasises the importance of using safe contractors

11 April 2016

A gas engineer has been prosecuted for removing potentially dangerous asbestos removal during a gas boiler replacement, putting himself and others at risk from exposure to asbestos fibres.

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Your Plumber to the rescue

Your Plumber to the rescue

30 January 2016

Whilst attending a routine boiler service this week Your Plumber came to the rescue of a homeowner whose boiler was unknowingly leaking dangerous levels of carbon monoxide.

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Tips for maintaining your boiler

Tips for maintaining your boiler

10 November 2015

Boilers are expensive to repair, even more expensive to replace. A poorly-maintained boiler is not just more likely to breakdown, but can cost more to run if it is working inefficiently and can even be potentially fatal if a fault develops.

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Letting agent fined for contractor’s safety failing

Letting agent fined for contractor’s safety failing

21 August 2015

A letting agent that was fined £4,000 for the actions of a self-employed handyman who became exposed to asbestos while working at a client’s property highlights the health and safety responsibilities letting agents (and other businesses) have for those working under their control.

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