GN005 – Decommissioning of Redundant Solid Fuel Back Boilers

  Explosions of solid fuel redundant back boilers are thankfully a rare occurrence, over recent months however HETAS have been notified of similar incident whereby back boilers have been inadequately decommissioned, despite industry efforts to provide publicity and issue advice. HETAS cannot emphasise enough the seriousness and level of risk associated with incorrectly decommissioned redundant Read More…

Technical Bulletin 20

Welcome to HETAS Technical Bulletin 20, with a new look to celebrate the coming New Year. We hope you have stayed safe and well and have been able to carry on working in an appropriate way at least some of the time. HETAS continues to work in the best ways we can. We sincerely hope Read More…

Technical Bulletin 19

Welcome to the nineteenth HETAS Technical Bulletin. Whilst the coronavirus situation continues we have done everything possible to keep up our levels of support including, but not limited to: Technical Bulletins, updates, newsletters, an on-going helpline and the web site. A full list of articles are below: How British Standards and Approved Document guidance continue Read More…

Chimney Fire Safety Week Resources

Chimney Fire Safety Week is back for 2020! The annual campaign takes place in September. What will you be doing to support the campaign this year with the Clean Air Strategy putting extra spotlight on our industry. HETAS and Woodsure have made available a range of resources for our registrants to use throughout the campaign. Read More…

SEO Masterclass | Part 3 | Good Website Design

If your potential clients are unable to find the information they need from your website quickly and easily then they may be discouraged from using your services. The following 3 steps can help you convert site visitors into customers: 1) Clear Navigation Try and predict the information your customers will immediately want to see and Read More…

SEO Masterclass | Part 2 | Building Trust

When potential customers search for local businesses in their area you will need to make sure your website stands out from the crowd. The best way to do this is by proving the integrity and trustworthiness of your company. In part 2 of our SEO masterclass the HETAS marketing team talk 3 simple ways to Read More…

Branding

HETAS Certification Mark packs are available below for you to to download for the scheme(s) that you are registered with HETAS on. Please note that the HETAS corporate logo (the standalone HETAS with 3 ticks) is solely for use by HETAS – all registrants must only use the relevant Certification Mark to indicate they have Read More…

Health and Safety Links

HSE COSHH Guidance Control of substances hazardous to health regulations 2002 (as amended in 2004) – General enforcement guidance and advice Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (as amended) Approved Code of Practice and Guidance HSE Guidance – Workplace Exposure Limits HSE Guidance – COSHH Essentials (basic advice on what to do to Read More…

Inspection Documentation

Advice and Guidance on Site Inspections During the Current COVID-19 Situation HETAS aims to keep this guidance up-to-date but please make sure you check the following sources to for the latest guidelines: The UK NHS (National Health Service) The WHO (World Health Organisation) GOV.UK HSE.GOV.UK: This guidance is to supplement your existing Health and Safety Read More…