Gas, LPG and electrical safety

Gas Safety

Employers and landlords have a duty to ensure that gas appliances are safe to use and that they are inspected for safety purposes at the correct intervals, by a Gas Safe Registered Engineer.

To find a gas safe registered engineer, go to the Gas Safe Register website, select 'find', also select 'commercial' and enter your postcode:

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) website also has a wealth of information on gas safety:

LPG Safety

Gas safety also applies to businesses, including mobile businesses (such as burger vans and coffee vans) that use LPG (liquified petroleum gas). Find out more:

Reporting a gas leak

If you smell gas or suspect a gas leak, please call:

  • the National Grid emergency number - available 24/7:
    telephone number 0800 111 999

Electrical safety

The HSE has helpful advice and resources on how to help reduce the risk of electrical injury and/or property damage. See:

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Page last updated: 22 March 2022

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