On Monday 14th October at the state opening of Parliament, the Queen’s Speech made reference to Environmental principles becoming enshrined in law, measures to improve air, water quality, tackle plastic pollution & restore habitats, new legally-binding environmental improvement targets & independent regulator all in new Environment Bill. Here the HETAS team explains the finer details of the Environment Bill and what impact it will have on our industry.
The HETAS Unsafe Situations Proceduce (HUSP) was introduced in November 2018 and has become quickly established as the industry recognised “Unsafe Situations Procedure” for Solid Fuel and Biomass.
One of the requirements of being a HETAS registrant is that your business insurance meets the minimum levels of cover for your industry. This means that you must have a minimum of £2 million public liability cover in your policy. HETAS Insurance Services has worked closely with insurers to ensure that the cover we offer meets those requirements.
HETAS has put its support behind a safety initiative at schools in Abkhazia, an independent state situated in the north-western corner of Georgia.
At the end of September HETAS opened an additional direct route for applicants to register for its Approved Chimney Sweep scheme.
Level 3 Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician Apprenticeship Launched September saw the launch of the new four-year Level 3 Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician Apprenticeship. The new course enables apprentices to effectively combine several roles in the one apprenticeship and new Level 3 Standard offers them a choice of four pathways, including Natural Gas, solid Read More…
HETAS has opened an additional direct route for applicants to register for its Approved Chimney Sweep scheme. Previously, applicants have been required to be members of one of HETAS’ recognised chimney sweeping associations/organisations as well as needing to attend the appropriate HETAS training course (H003 or H009). The new direct registration route has been set Read More…
The updated HETAS online notification system was launched last month and we would like to thank you for your patience while the new system was implemented. There are always challenges with the roll out of a new system, so thank you for your understanding
Registration cards are essential for all trades people working in the Plumbing and Heating Industry. The card shows site managers, employers and other trades people that you are qualified for the work you are doing, and have passed a Health & Safety Test.
Protecting your small business from cyber crime is an important issue. This blog looks at the potential threats and measures to take.