In order to issue a gas safety landlords certificate (CP12) the engineer has to undertake the following gas safety checks:
- Gas supply
- Gas appliances
- Gas flues
What do gas safety checks include for a gas boiler?
- Check appliance for gas tightness
- Check that sufficient gas pressure is being delivered to the appliance by the gas pipe work
- Check the appliance is working at the correct gas pressure
- Check that the ventilation provided is adequate
- Test the flue for the satisfactory removal of combustion products
- Test the appliance for spillage of the products of combustion
- Check flue termination is correctly installed
- Check that all safety devices are working correctly
- Gas safety landlords engineers also check the satisfactory operation of all the flame failure devices
- Check to ensure the piping is rigid and not flexible hose
- Check for signs of unsafe or irresponsible operation
- The gas rate and pressure of burner against recommended values also undergo gas safety checks
- Check that stability brackets are correctly installed where required
- Perform any other gas safety checks as required by manufacturers instructions
- Verify that the appliance is safe to use
An appliance can only pass all gas safety checks for boilers and have a gas safety certificate (CP12) issued when the above have all been satisfactorily completed.
A gas safety landlords certificate (CP12) can be carried out for you by a Gas Safety Landlords engineer within 24- 48 hours.
To book in your gas safety certificate (CP12) please call Gas safety Landlords on 0208 951 6828 | 0333 320 0451 or email us at [email protected]