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Gas fitter sentenced for series of safety breaches

09-01-2012

A North Wales man, who falsely claimed to be a registered gas engineer, has been sentenced to eight months' imprisonment after dangerously installing a gas boiler.

The Heath and Safety Executive (HSE) prosecuted Mr Lee Hampshire, trading as LH Heating and Plumbing, for carrying out gas work and …

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Plumber jailed after 'Rogue Traders' exposes illegal gas work

10-01-2011

A plumber caught carrying out illegal gas work by BBC's Rogue Traders, has been jailed after ignoring a previous order to stop.

Andrew John Carslake, 42, who traded as Aqua Plumbing, admitted breaching health and safety laws at Chelmsford Crown Court.

Mr Carslake admitted breaching Section 33 (1) (g…

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