Roles and Responsibilities

  • The Chief Executive retains overall governance responsibility for ensuring the implementation of this policy to ensure full compliance with the regulatory standards, legislation, and codes of practice.
  • The Board and Safety Forum will receive regular updates on the implementation of the gas safety policy and gas safety performance along with notification of any non-compliance issues identified.
  • The Deputy Chief Executive is responsible for ensuring that adequate resources are made available to enable the objectives of the policy to be met.
  • The Head of Group Property Compliance has strategic responsibility for the management of gas safety and ensuring compliance is achieved and maintained. The Head of Group Property Compliance will oversee the implementation of the gas safety policy, with the operational support of the National Compliance Manager.

The National Health and Safety Manager is responsible for ensuring that this policy and any associated procedures are up to date, maintaining employee awareness, training, and policy development.

The Head of Group Property Compliance has lead responsibility for ensuring operational delivery of the policy and associated procedures, as well as responsibility for monitoring and review, co-ordination of all remedial works.

The Compliance Team organises, manages, and monitors the heating contract and annual gas servicing programme.

Housing Management – Local Housing/Housing/Housing and Care Managers will provide key support in gaining access into properties and where access is providing difficult following guidance to do so.  Housing management will, where necessary, also facilitate the legal process to gain access. 

Contractors are responsible for carrying out required safety inspections, servicing, maintenance and repairs as determined by the Contract and in accordance with the Contractors Code of Conduct, which is agreed and signed at the commencement of the contract.  All contractors will be DBS vetted.  Due diligence checks will be undertaken to ensure contractors are Gas Safe registered and competent to undertake works.


Google translate Google translate
click to choose
Colour contrast Contrast
Font size Text size