Risk perspectives - Home and appliance risks should not be ignored

Landlords are bound by law to maintain gas appliances and it is vital that they are checked annually, with proper records kept. They must also ensure the safety of fixed wiring, as faults account for many fires and electric shock accidents. Only competent people should undertake electrical installations with good quality accessories and testing should happen at least every five years.

Fire certificates are needed for any premises used as a workplace where over 20 people are employed (or ten above

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected].

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to Insurance Age? View our subscription options

If you already have an account, please sign in here.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have an Insurance Age account, please register now.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: