You may well be wondering, what is proactive or reactive safety? Well, look no further, we have the answers to all your questions! It may not help win the pub quiz, but it will certainly help you better understand your home and how it is protecting you from those life-threatening risks.
How to reduce fire risk when cooking – oil types and temperatures, mental and physical wellbeing, children and pets, and smart technology
Cooking with any hob type can quickly get out of hand. So, why shouldn’t we do it safely? After all, a whopping 50% of home fires start in the kitchen, most of which are from the stove, simply because heating oil to a high temperature can be a risky business if things go wrong. Let’s have a look at how to reduce that risk.
About 60% of all accidental fires in the home start in the kitchen. They kill or injure nearly 20 people every day in the UK, that’s 7300 people a year! So how can we prevent kitchen fires and spend more time doing what we love? Luckily, we have some tips for you right here. Check them out here…
It goes without saying that chips are one of the nation’s favourite sides or quick bites. Ketchup, mayo, BBQ, piri-piri, cheesy-chips, even curry sauce, the choice is endless. And they’re once, twice, even thrice cooked: the more the merrier! However they come – nothing beats a good chip. We love them. Sitting around a table with friends and family, sharing good food and great memories. But how do you cook them at home?
The European stove guard Standard BS EN 50615 has been in force since 2015, helping consumers identify effective cooking safety products, but in reality few conventional products actually meet the standards set out by the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardisation, let alone exceed it. Let’s look at the standard in detail and find out what it means for stove safety devices.