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Document ID (ISN)111847
CIS number 11-0600
ISBN(s) 978-0-7176-6419-1
Year 2011
Convention or series no. L56
Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
Title Safety in the installation and use of gas systems and appliances - Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998 - Approved Code of Practice and guidance
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 3rd ed., 2011. vi, 98p. Illus. Approx. 150 ref. Price: GBP 10.95. Downloadable version free of charge.
Internet access L56.pdf [in English]
Abstract This Approved Code of Practice and Guidance relates to the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998 (see CIS 00-924). The Regulations deal with the safe installation, maintenance and use of gas systems, including gas fittings, appliances and flues mainly in domestic and commercial premises. The Regulations affect a wide range of workers installing, servicing, maintaining or repairing gas appliances and other gas fittings, as well as suppliers and users of gas, including owners of buildings and premises. Replaces and updates CIS 00-245.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; town gas; installation of pipe systems; gas burners; safety engineering; gas distribution
Descriptors (secondary) pipes and fittings; metering; equipment testing; responsibilities; safety guides; qualifications; leakage; comment on law; directive
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Other equipment and plant
Pressure vessels and systems
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Compressed gases and pressure vessels
Framework legislation