Provided by: Energy Save Victoria (ESV)
Ensuring a gas installation is safe is a fundamental responsibility for all gasfitters when performing inspection and servicing of Type A appliances. As a result, understanding the required scope of this work is critical for gasfitters to be able to complete it successfully and meet their responsibilities under the Gas Safety Act and subordinate regulations. When servicing any open-flue gas appliance always start by inspecting the installation.
Your inspection ‘checklist’ must include the following items:
Once your inspection ‘checklist’ is complete, you can commence your servicing work, which may include items from the following list:
ESV has developed a short animation for gas fitters explaining what a negative pressure environment is, its effect on open flue gas heaters, how to test for it and how to mitigate it.
For more information, please contact ESV:
Phone: 1800 652 563 (the Gas Technical Helpline) or email: email@example.com