HETAS Approved Chimney Sweep Scheme Update

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 association as well as needing to attend the appropriate HETAS training course (H003 or H009). The new direct registration route has been set Read More…

Working at Height

Adaptable, cost effective protection for work at height for HETAS members. Providing functional, cost effective control measures against falls from height when carrying out minor works on domestic properties can be challenging. But it doesn’t have to be this way. The Work at Height Regulations (2005) requires that where work at height cannot be avoided, Read More…

Commercial Vehicle Insurance

Why you need commercial vehicle insurance When you rely on your van to get you to “jobs”, it’s important that you have the right insurance in place. How would you manage your work if your vehicle was taken off the road due to an accident or damage? That’s why our team at HETAS Insurance Services Read More…

Hearth Boundaries

Hearth Boundaries The HETAS Technical team often provides clarification to registrants on issues relating to the subject of how a hearth surface should be marked out, ie. the demarcation or boundary of the hearth against the regular flooring material in the room. Regulation The regulation requiring reference here is Approved Document J (ADJ): J4: Protection Read More…

Making a Claim

Making a claim Professional indemnity insurance, or PI, is an important element of your business insurance. PI provides protection for your business should a customer suffer a financial loss following advice that you gave to them, and they subsequently submit a claim. Business insurance from HETAS Insurance Services includes professional indemnity insurance as standard. Our Read More…