In 1996 the government passed a law that requires all landlords, who rent either part or all of a property, to have all household gas appliances and pipes checked every 12 months with a Landlord gas safety certificate to this effect.
What does a Landlord Gas Safety Inspection include?
Check appliance for gas tightness
Check standing and working pressures if test points are available
Check burner pressure/gas rate against manufacturers guidelines
Check for satisfactory provision of all necessary ventilation
Test flue flow to ensure removal of products of combustion
Check satisfactory operation of all the flame failure devices
Check for physical stability, presence and effectiveness of stability brackets (where appropriate)
Investigate any evidence on unsafe operation and report to the person responsible
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