Whether its street food,event or roadside catering BBCS can provide the certification required to ensure you are trading safely and legally.
Our engineers are qualified to work on all mobile catering vehicles after gaining CMC1 gas qualifications.
We are able to provide gas safety certification for all types of catering vehicles which are required for public liability insurance and local environmental health purposes.
This isn't just a matter of getting a certificate, this is a matter of Life and Death.
Have a look at the video on this page to see the effect a gas leak has on a burger van.
This burger van gas explosion could have killed everyone in the van as well as causing extensive injuries to anyone in the vicinity.
Don't think that this is not going to happen to you; in 2012 there were over 30 injuries from Gas related incidents.
Accidents like this happen because people do not follow proper guidelines.
Effects of a Gas leak on a Burger Van
Don't just view Gas & Electrical Safety as obtaining a certificate, these issues really are a matter of life and death.
What are the guidelines for gas?
Legislation of specific relevance to catering businesses regarding gas safety, installation & maintenance:
The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
The Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999
The Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992
The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
The Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998
These documents set out the requirements that must be met to comply with the law. There are thousands of pages of hard-to-read technical information and the potential criminal and civil actions that can be a consequence of noncompliance, including your insurer refusing you cover as a consequence of not keeping within the law.
The law places duties on the business owner or employer to ensure that any gas appliance, installation pipe work or flue under their control, is maintained in a safe condition to prevent risk of injury.
Gas Safety (Installation & Use) Regulations 1998 - Regulation 35