How installers can protect the public from scalds and burns

As cases of scalding in the UK continue to happen, prevention must be prioritised. Kevin Wellman, CEO at the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE), explores the legislation and the solutions available to protect users of heating and hot water systems from scalds and burns: Hospital admission figures show that scalds from tap […]

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Lack of anti-scalding device to blame for death of elderly resident at a nursing home

Anti-scald manufacturer, Intatec, is reminding care home owners the importance in protecting against fatal bathtime scalding, following news of the death of an elderly resident at a nursing home in Middlesex. Old Wall Cottage Nursing Home pleaded guilty to breaching Section 3(1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974, and has been […]

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