The Gas Safe register is the official gas registration body for the UK, the Isle of Man and Guernsey. Its role is to act as a licensing body.
As well as licensing, the Gas Safe Register investigates reports of illegal gas work. The information it gathers is passed on to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), who have the power to prosecute.
It's advisable to check that any engineer working on your home is Gas Safe registered before allowing them access.
It's possible to check if a business is Gas Safe registered on the Gas Safe website.
All Local Heroes working with gas have to be Gas Safe registered.
Read more about the Gas Safe Register.