All Party Parliamentary Biodiesel Group


Adrian McConnell - APPGSG Manager / 020 7202 8582

The All Party Parliamentary Biodiesel Group
Policy Connect
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32-36 Loman Street
London SE1 0EH

Please note this is not an official website. Click here for the official APPGSG website

Or for more information on Gas Safety

If you would like more detailed information on the subject, you will find the following HSE publication useful: Safety in the installation and use of gas systems and appliances. Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998. Approved Code of Practice and guidance L56 (Second edition) HSE Books 1998 ISBN 978 0 7176 1635 0.
Also, for safety information on gas, solid fuel and oil burning appliances, and information on the symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning, look at the Department of Health booklet Keep warm keep well (updated annually). Download it from or, or write to Department of Health Publications, PO Box 777, London SE1 6XH, Tel: 0300 123 1002.

HSE priced and free publications are available by mail order from HSE Books,
PO Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA Tel: 01787 881165 Fax: 01787 313995
Website: (HSE priced publications are also available
from bookshops and free leaflets can be downloaded from HSE's website:

British Standards can be obtained in PDF or hard copy formats from the BSI online
shop: or by contacting BSI Customer Services for hard
copies only Tel: 020 8996 9001 e-mail:
For information about health and safety ring HSE's Infoline Tel: 0845 345 0055
Fax: 0845 408 9566 Textphone: 0845 408 9577 e-mail:
or write to HSE Information Services, Caerphilly Business Park, Caerphilly CF83 3GG.
HSE Gas Safety Advice Line
Tel: 0800 300 363

HSE's Gas Safety website:
Gas Safe Register website:
This guidance is issued by the Health and Safety Executive. Following the guidance is not compulsory and you are free to take other action. But if you do follow the guidance you will normally be doing enough to comply with the law. Health and safety inspectors seek to secure compliance with the law and may refer to this guidance as illustrating good practice.

ISBN 978 0 7176 6337 8. Single free copies are also available from HSE Books.
© Crown copyright This publication may be freely reproduced, except for
advertising, endorsement or commercial purposes. First published 03/09.
Please acknowledge the source as HSE.
Published by the Health and Safety Executive INDG238(rev3) 5 of 5 pages

Key Facts

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The Group provided a forum for Parliamentarians, gas industry representatives and other key stakeholders to discuss issues affecting the gas industry and consumers.

Example Recommmendations

The All Party Parliamentary Biodiesel Group or APPGSG recommends that all boilers are serviced at least annually, by registered biodiesel Safety engineer, with audible carbon monoxide alarms installed where appropriate


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