Gas cookers should be checked annually to make sure that they are safe, the burner rings and oven are burning correctly to minimise any harmfull emmisions and to ensure that there is adedequate ventilation.
Lanlords are required to do this by law to have there property checked and certified annually.
Flame Effect Gas Fires
The purpose of a service on a flame effect gas fire is to safeguard against any harmfull emmision comming into the room and to make sure that the Flue is operating correctly by extracting any smoke and fumes out of the property
Note - Missing or misplaced coals can dramatically effect the flame leading incomplete combustion and harmfull emmisions being produced.
If you smell Gas
Do turn or the gas (at the emergency control valve)
Do ventilate properly (open all doors and windows)
Do extinguish any Naked Flames
Do Not smoke or strike matches
Do Keep away from the affected area
Do contact the emergency service provider
Do ensure Access into premises can be gained
Do Not operate electrical switches (ON or OFF)