Electrical Safety Roundtable Established as Formal Group - 9th February 2016

The Electrical Safety Roundtable has now been established as a formal industry group providing a leading industry forum, dedicated to providing independent electrical and home safety guidance to consumers. Originally a regular event held to discuss electrical safety issues, it is now a permanent organisation, governed by a dedicated Board of Directors chaired by Chris Bielby,… Read More »

Multifunction Tester Ensures Standards Compliance for Engine System Control Panels - 1st February 2016

Advanced technology electrical testing equipment is helping a specialist manufacturer of electrical wiring harnesses and control panels for diesel engine applications demonstrate compliance with rigorous industry standards. The North East manufacturing operations of CMR UK has extended its electronic control panel test capability with the purchase of a new Seaward HAL 104… Read More »

Faulty tumble dryer causes domestic fire - 28th January 2016

A couple who lost everything when a faulty tumble dryer sparked a blaze in their home, are backing a new electrical safety campaign. Part of the residential property in Kingsbury, Warwickshire had to be rebuilt after the fire caused by an electrical fault in a tumble dryer caused a serious fire. At the time of the fire, the family was unaware her tumble dryer had been… Read More »

BBC reports tumble dryer repair delays - 28th January 2016

BBC Online says that millions of tumble dryers are still to be repaired in a fire safety campaign. Owners of large air-vented dryers and condensing dryers under the Hotpoint, Indesit and Creda brands may need to have them fixed. Parent company Whirlpool said eight million affected dryers had been sold in the last 11 years, including five million in the UK. So far, 70,000… Read More »

Report highlights safety risks of counterfeit products - 28th January 2016

Electrical Safety First has released a new report as part of its campaign to highlight the safety risks posed by counterfeit products. The report, A Shocking Rip-Off: The True Cost of Counterfeit Products, says that a million people consciously purchased fake products in 2015, but warns that the true figure is likely to be significantly higher, as many others will have… Read More »
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