Safe handling of refrigerants

Published:  01 June, 2011

All of Beko Technologies’ UK service personnel have been successful in gaining the full qualifications for the safe handling of refrigerants - J11-F Gas Cat1.

From July 1st companies must use only qualified personnel for installation,

commissioning, service or other refrigerant handling activities in the use of HFC or HCFC refrigerants.

The qualifications include leak testing and rectification, storage for recycling or

reclamation and system record keeping In a nutshell this means that systems using refrigeration (F gases) then by law companies must use a technician with the above qualification to handle, leak test and store the gases.


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