Fireplace surround Update

Surround Update In recent years HETAS has been made aware of a small number of fatalities caused by incorrectly fitted fireplace surrounds. In a recent court case, a “cowboy job” was said to be the cause of the death of two-year-old boy. Bram Radcliffe was in his living room when the 60kg fixture, described as Read More…

Fireplace Surrounds Update

Fireplace Surrounds Update Back in 2013 The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) published a safety bulletin drawing attention to a number of deaths caused by incorrect ­ fitting of stone ­fireplace surrounds. Tragically there are still occasional incidents, and the HETAS Technical team is revisiting an article published in Technical Bulletin #1 in 2013 to Read More…