Gas, electricity and fire safety
We want you to be safe in your home.
That’s why we carry out a gas safety check every year to make sure the gas in your home is safe to use.
Gas Safety Checks
Gas can be dangerous. Regular safety checks are the best way to reduce any risks.
Once this check has been completed, you will receive a copy of the latest safety check record.
We will let you know well in advance when your gas safety check is due to take place, so please make sure you are available to provide access to your home at your appointment time.
If for any reason you cannot keep an appointment, get in touch with us and we can rearrange it to a time that suits you.
It is compulsory for these checks to be carried out by a Gas Safe Register™ engineer as stated in your tenancy agreement.
Failure to do so is a breach of your tenancy agreement and will result in legal action to gain access and/or possession of your home. Any legal costs incurred will be your responsibility.
Gas Safety Checks are there to ensure the safety of you and your family. It is in your best interest to allow us access to carry out the check
If you would like to find out more about annual gas safety checks in your home, please visit www.s4bmanchester.co.uk or call 0300 555 0128
If you smell gas or think there may be a gas leak, contact National Grid immediately 0800 111 999.
Remember that most accidents involving electricity can be avoided if you follow some simple steps such as:
- If your sockets are faulty or are overheating contact S4B
- Never tamper with electricity, get expert help
- Never overload electrical power points
- Use electrical socket adaptors as little as possible and use adaptors only for low loaded items such as table lamps, radio’s, alarm clocks etc
- Make sure all plugs are wired correctly with the correct fuse fitted
- Never take electrical appliances in to the bathroom
- Always unplug appliances when they are not in use
- Check flexes regularly
- Never use damaged flexes or run them under carpets or rugs
- Consider using plug safety covers if you have young children
- Always use a circuit breaker when using any electrical appliance outside e.g. hedge trimmers, lawn mowers etc.