Enforcement of safety in electrical and gas installations, networks and works is based on Energy Safety’s observations and assessment of the market.
A warning notice will outline: the offence observed the remedial action to take.
Regulations 10, 11 and 12 of the Electricity Regulations and 6, 7 and 8 of the Gas Regulations define Grade A and B offences, strict liability offences and infringement offences.
Energy Safety may take prosecution action rather than issue an infringement notice.
If it is determined that a serious safety risk is occurring or could occur, then a Prohibition or an Urgent Instruction may be issued.
Regulation 20 of the Electricity Regulations defines electrically unsafe works and installations
The Regulations recognise circumstances in which non-compliance could be accepted.
Examples of Grade A and Grade B electricity offences
Examples of Grade A and Grade B gas offences