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Gas Safety FAQs

What gas safety precautions should I take?

  • If undertaking alterations to your home which may affect the safety or efficiency of your gas installation, get the advice of a competent Registered Gas Technician. A list of Registered Gas Technicians in your area is available on the Register of Gas Installers of Ireland .
  • Never block a ventilator which is there to ensure a safe supply of air.
  • Gas boilers and appliances should be installed in accordance with Irish Standard 813: 2002 'Domestic Gas Installations', by a competent Registered Gas Technician.
  • Use appliances only for the purpose for which they were designed, i.e. do not use a cooker to heat a room.
  • Never use any gas appliance if you suspect it might be faulty. Have it checked.
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