Lithium battery fires

Lithium battery fires

Navigating the new British Standard for Home Battery Storage

As renewable energy sources become increasingly important, the safety of the battery storage systems being installed in domestic properties is paramount. The introduction of a new Publicly Available Specification (PAS), […]

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Latest Government Guidance on E-cycle and E-scooter Battery Risk for Premises

In February, the Department for Transport published new guidance relating to the e-cycle and e-scooter battery risk for premises in England, Scotland, and Wales. It contains key guidance and resources […]

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What You Need to Know About the Firechief® Lithium-ion Battery Fire Blankets

If you’ve seen our 2024 catalogue, you may have noticed an exciting new range of products – lithium-ion battery fire blankets. (If you haven’t, you can order or download your […]

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More than two in five adults unaware of lithium-ion battery fire risk while charging

The insurer, Aviva, has urged people to consider the lithium-ion battery fire risk in their homes after seeing an increase in customer claims related to them. The findings at a […]

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Got a new gadget? Our Lithium-ion Battery Fire Safety Tips

January is the month of learning to use any new gadgets we received at Christmas. Learning how to use new electricals can be great fun for the whole family – […]

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Disposing of Batteries Safely

Disposing of Batteries Safely Lithium-ion and other batteries in items such as phones, laptops, and vapes, can cause devastating fires and disposing of batteries safely can be an overlooked issue. […]

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4 Tips for Safely Charging Your Electric Car at Home

4 Tips for Safely Charging Your Electric Car at Home With the rise of electric cars, charging has become a talking point with people trying to get the best prices […]

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Economy 7 and Off-Peak Tariffs: Money Saver or Hidden Danger

Economy 7 and Off-Peak Tariffs: Money Saver or Hidden Danger Economy 7 tariffs are currently offered by all major energy companies and work on the premise that you will pay […]

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What is the #ChargeSafe campaign?

Charge Safe Campaign Blog The London Fire Brigade launched their #ChargeSafe campaign earlier in the year to help spread awareness of lithium-ion battery fires and share knowledge on how to […]

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What does Marine Guidance Note MGN 681 (M) mean for yachts?

What does Marine Guidance Note MGN 681 (M) mean for yachts? Recent guidance from the government has been published outlining the measures yacht and superyacht owners and manufacturers should take […]

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The Risk of Vape Fires and How to Prevent Them

Vapes have been a hot topic of conversation for a good few years now, but a new risk is emerging that many didn’t foresee: vape battery fires. Most people will […]

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Firechief Lithium-ion battery safety awareness training gains CPD certification

Firechief Lithium-ion battery safety awareness training gains CPD certification Firechief now has a CPD accredited training course – ‘An introduction to the burning issues surrounding Lithium-Ion Battery Fires’. The 45-minute […]

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