Energy UK comments on the safety of smart metering installation
Energy UK has issued a the statement on the safety of smart metering installation.
An Energy UK spokesperson said:
"The energy industry takes the health and safety of its customers extremely seriously.
"Before undertaking any gas work, including installing meters, all engineers undergo extensive training to achieve the high level of skills and qualifications required.
"The energy industry is at the very forefront of health and safety best practice. All network companies and energy suppliers have made enhanced commitments to ensuring the very highest levels of health and safety standards during the rollout of smart meters.
"Our advice to consumers is clear: if you smell gas, call the emergency number - 0800 111 999 – immediately."