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Hello, World

Welcome to our blog! We’re Electrical Safety First, the UK’s leading charity on electrical safety. We want to make sure that everyone in the UK can use electricity safely, and regularly work with the…Read more

National Burn Awareness Day 2017

Last year, 457 children were admitted to specialist burns centres after suffering a burn caused by an electric hob. These accidents can be so easily avoided by taking a few simple safety precautions when…Read more


How To Survive Your 1st Student Home

From avoiding food poisoning to making sure you don't burn the house down, we have everything covered in our student guide.   Get the app Download our free 'Visual Checks' smartphone app, available to both…Read more

Pull The Plug

  Ever been stuck with a dud of a date? Need to make a quick escape? We’ve got the perfect excuse: ‘I’m sorry, I think I’ve left my hair straighteners on!’ Hair straighteners and…Read more


Avoid a Counterfeit Christmas

As Christmas shopping fever takes hold, everybody is on the look out for a bargain. But if a deal looks like it’s too good to be true, then the chances are that it probably…Read more


Watch What You Heat

The Great Fire of London of 1666 started with a simple mistake in a baker’s kitchen.  When an oven fire was forgotten at the end of the night, a fire spread throughout London over…Read more


Infographic: DIY Nation

Our infographic highlights the 'generation gap' when it comes to electrical DIY. Remember, always call a registered electrician for any tricky jobs! Display the 'DIY Nation' infographic on your site Please feel free to…Read more