Lithium battery fires

Lithium battery fires

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

February 29, 2024

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 for premises owners on how to mitigate the risks of lithium-ion battery […]

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

February 21, 2024

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 own copy here.) These new blankets are specially designed to fight the […]

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

January 18, 2024

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 glance In research commissioned by Aviva to further investigate public feeling and […]

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

January 15, 2024

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 – or just yourself! – but it’s essential that people learn how to […]

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image shows a bin lorry to illustrate disposing of batteries safely

Disposing of Batteries Safely

October 31, 2023

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. Incorrectly disposing of batteries can and has led to an exponential rise […]

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4 tips for safely charging your electric car at home

4 Tips for Safely Charging Your Electric Car at Home

October 25, 2023

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 and stay safe. Following on from our last blog about Economy 7 […]

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Economy 7: The image shows an electric or hybrid car being charged in the dark, presumably at night

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

October 19, 2023

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 less to use energy during off-peak hours. But is it encouraging people […]

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What is the #ChargeSafe campaign?

August 31, 2023

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 prevent them. This comes in response to the rise in the number […]

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

August 24, 2023

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 to prevent lithium-ion battery fires aboard their vessels. Increased knowledge and understanding […]

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The Risk of Vape Fires and How to Prevent Them

August 7, 2023

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 now be well-versed in the discussion of vapes effect on our health, […]

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Firechief Lithium-ion battery safety awareness training gains CPD certification

August 2, 2023

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 CPD accredited introductory course provides the information needed to live and work […]

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Two new Distributors signed for Firechief Lithium-ion Battery Safety Range

May 24, 2023

Firechief Global is pleased to announce that it has signed two new Authorised Distributors for its Firechief Lithium-ion Battery Safety Range (LBR) –  safety supply company SafetyBuyer (UK) Ltd and Ferndale Fire who are based in the Republic of Ireland. The Firechief Lithium-ion […]

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