Tag: Product Safety
Firework safety campaign launches
An expected rise in home firework displays means people are being urged to stay safe
Unsafe candyfloss machine seller fined
A business sold candyfloss machines that failed to meet electrical safety requirements
BTHA report warns on unsafe toys
The BTHA is calling for the government to take action on unsafe toys sold online
UK ‘falling behind’ in IP protection
Is the UK slipping behind its US and European counterparts in fighting fakes?
In partnership against the pandemic
How the OPSS plays a central role in supporting local authorities and businesses
Whirlpool announces recalls
The appliance manufacturer has initiated a recall of a further 21 washing machine models
Lynn Faulds Wood dies at 72
The consumer rights stalwart passed away on Friday after suffering a stroke
Campaign warns of vape battery risks
A new campaign is warning of the dangers posed by e-cigarette batteries and chargers
Company fined over unsafe tyre sale
A company in Stevenage has been fined for supplying a 14-year-old, unsafe tyre
Keeping an eye on Christmas safety
Tips to ensure your Christmas goes off with the right kind of a bang
Whirlpool recalls 500,000 machines
Whirlpool has issued a product recall for washing machines that pose a fire risk
No such thing as an ‘everyday’ tragedy
Why a fire which claimed 72 lives should never be described as an ‘everyday occurrence’
Christmas toy safety checklist
Trading standards teams are carrying out toy safety inspections as Christmas nears
Interview: Graham Russell
We spoke to Graham Russell, CEO of the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS)
Whirlpool report highlights TS cuts
A new report has raised concerns over funding shortages for trading standards
Blind cords can kill