Charlotte Vile | Oct 26, 2016
A gas fitter from the West Midlands was handed a suspended prison sentence earlier this year, after he fitted a hob at a residence in Tamworth despite not being on the Gas Safe Register.
HSE were alerted to the incident after Alan Nicholas Price’s work needed correcting by a registered fitter. Mr Price was charged with breaking Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations. He failed to appear in court on two separate occasions and was arrested. Price subsequently pleaded guilty at Stafford Crown Court and was given a nine-month prison sentence, suspended for two years. Read more >