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ESC report on appliance safety

The Electrical Safety Council (ESC) has published a special report on improving electrical appliance product safety. The ‘Safer Products, Better Business’ review is written mainly for those involved in ensuring and policing compliance with electrical product safety standards, but also makes interesting reading for those involved in portable appliance testing.

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Seaward’s Apollo 600 comes with UKAS calibration

Seaward’s brand new concept in portable appliance testers comes with the highest level of calibration accreditation. The company’s new Apollo 600 portable appliance tester is now supplied with UKAS calibration certification to give customers maximum confidence in the accuracy of all electrical measurements and testing carried out. Seaward’s UK manufacturing capabilities certified

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RoSPA Scotland aims to reduce festive electrical fires

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) in Scotland is to tackle electrical fires in homes over Christmas with a £3,000 grant from the Electrical Safety Council (ESC). Across Central Scotland, RoSPA will be giving out festive tea-towels with important safety messages, along with extension leads, to deter

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Electrical safety failings put company in court

The director of a Norwich giftware manufacturing company has been given a suspended six-month prison sentence and 180 hours of community service for safety failings in relation to electrical systems at the company’s premises. Norwich Crown Court heard that an investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) had found

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