596. Duties of employers etc in regard to gas.

Where an employer or a self-employed person requires any work in relation to a gas fitting1 to be carried out at any place of work under his control or where an employer or self-employed person has control to any extent of work in relation to a gas fitting, he must take reasonable steps to ensure that the person undertaking that work is, or is employed by, a member of a class of persons approved2 by the Health and Safety Executive3.

It is the duty of every employer or self-employed person to ensure that any gas appliance4, installation pipework or flue