Monthly Archives: June 2014

Product Recalls of Chargers and power adaptors: risk of fire or electrocution

MW USB Charger sold at Asda

Product Barcode: 0505244987183 / 0505407006086
Code on Charger: 5R.11.13.125 or 87M.10.13.124.

The white switching adapter, sold exclusively by Asda may overheat and present a fire risk. Please stop using the appliance immediately and either return it to store for a full refund (no receipt necessary) or contact Asda Customer Relations on […]

By |June 25th, 2014|News Articles|0 Comments|

Forty Years Anniversary for The Health & Safety Executive.

The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) prepare to mark their 40th Anniversary this summer and the organisation is pleased to report a reduction in fatalities and non-fatal injuries in the workplace since legislation was put in place.

HSE Chairperson Judith Hackitt commented, ‘In 1974,fatalities to employees covered by the legislation in place then stood at […]

By |June 24th, 2014|News Articles|0 Comments|

RecallUK site set to close

For those keeping abreast of the latest product recalls, RecallUK may have been one useful source of information. However, it seems they are set to close at the end of June. In a statement they said; ‘

‘It is with great regret that we have to announce that the RecallUK website will close at the […]

By |June 23rd, 2014|News Articles|0 Comments|

Salon guide – electrical safety

PAT test your electrical appliances today.

Identifying hazards and evaluating risks in the workplace is part of the basic training for the hair and beauty industry. The mix of electricity and water is a potential hazard that could […]

By |June 13th, 2014|News Articles|2 Comments|