Terms and Conditions, for us and you

It seems everything nowadays has Terms and Conditions attached to it and for HETAS running a competent person scheme is no different. Our scheme in England and Wales is run through authorisation from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG). This places a requirement on HETAS to run the scheme in certain ways. It also places requirements on those who join the scheme.

The importance of chimney design

Every solid fuel heating appliance installed in the UK will be connected to a suitably sized chimney system, to allow for products of combustion created during the burning of solid and biomass fuels to escape from the appliance and be safely emitted to outside. For all combustion appliances, this process of combustion product dispersion is Read More…

COVID19 Training Update

We caught up with HETAS Training and Technical Support Manager Mike Harvey on the current situation with HETAS training as the lockdown eases in some regions and centres look at ways to provide training that works for you. Unprecedented times This time last year things were normal; everyone would be getting back into the swing Read More…

HETAS Inspections Update

Since the start of restrictions, HETAS suspended on-site inspections to protect the health and safety of our inspectors, registrants and consumers in line with Government Guidance. As lockdown is eased and work restrictions are relaxed, we are resuming assessments with additional measures in place to maintain social distancing and help protect all involved from infection Read More…

Government Guidance for Shops

From 15 June, the government  in England intends to allow all other non-essential stores, ranging from department stores to small independent shops to reopen with retailers being told to make every effort to comply with social distancing and be ‘COVID-19 Secure.’ For England, the government has produced guidance to help ensure workplaces are as safe Read More…