Gas Safety Evening
In light of what has happened in Christchurch our
association is holding a Gas safety evening for all
gasfitters in Auckland on 12th of August at The Remuera Club
from 6pm onwards.
We will be assembling a panel of experts
including Worksafe and insurance companies to discuss
important topics moving forward.
This is an open night for
all who are involved in the gas industry to come forward and
discuss any concerns they may have.
The safety of our
industry and the public are most important to our
Association so we encourage all in the industry to come
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