During April 2017 to October 2019, we attended 352 fires resulting from electrical faults in South Wales homes. South Wales Fire and Rescue Service supports Electrical Safety Week in Wales, organised by Electrical Safety First. In 2019, Electrical Safety Week runs from 25th November to 1st December 2019.

Advice on electrical safety

If your white goods start making a strange noise, don’t ignore it – if you suspect there might be a problem, always unplug it and contact the manufacturer or a qualified repair technician.

It’s also important to regularly check if your appliances are part of a recall program.

For more information go to:-

  1. White Goods Safety and recall checker
  2. Electrical safety first (ESF) www.electricalsafetyfirst.org.uk
  3. The appliance manufacturers’ website


Don’t forget to register your appliance as you’ll be informed if the manufacturers identify any issues with the product you have bought. Just go to www.registermyappliance.org.uk for more information.

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