Electricity Safety for Children

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A total of 28 deaths were reported in the UK in 2010 involving electricity.
Some of the items that were reported causing these accidents involving electric shock included electric sockets and plugs, strimmers and lawnmowers, extension leads and cables, washing machines and dishwashers, hair dryers, toasters and light fittings.

See our range of child accident prevention picture books.

Electricity for Children

The Electrical Safety Council (ESC) have developed a free interactive socket overload calculator to help householders understand how they can avoid overloading their sockets and reduce the risk of fire.

The Socket Calculator has been brought to you by the Electrical Safety Council. For more safety information visit www.esc.co.uk

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Electrical safety book for children

A Nasty Shock, electricity safety picture book.

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Electricity safety book for children

The Dangerous Pirate Treasure, kids picture book about electricity hazards in the garden

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