A Gas Safety Certificate from B.E.S.T Ltd consists of:
• All gas appliances being checked for gas tightness,
• Standing and working pressure will be tested; subject to Test Point Availability,
• Burner pressure and gas rate against the manufacturers data plate,
• Checks will be carried out for the provision of all necessary ventilation,
• Flue flow will be tested to make sure products of combustion are removed,
• All flame failure devices will be checked for satisfactory operation,
• Where appropriate checks will be made for physical stability, presence and effectiveness of
• Investigations for any evidence of unsafe operation will be made and reported.
Without completing all of the above checks an appliance can not be issued a Gas Safety Certificate.
What information does the Landlords Gas Safety record contain?
• The description and location of each appliance and/or flue checked,
• Name, registration number and signature of the engineer who carried out the check,
• Date on which the appliance and/or flue was checked,
• The address of the property at which the appliance and /or flue is installed,
• The name and address of the landlord (or his agent where appropriate),
• Any defect identified and any action required or taken to fix it,
• Confirmation of the results of operational safety checks carried out on the appliances.
By law a landlord, under the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998, is responsible to get a Gas Safety Certificate every twelve months. You can get this from a B.E.S.T Ltd Gas Safe Registered engineer for all pipe work, gas appliances and flues installed at your property.