Phil Buckle has retired from his position of chief executive of charity Electrical Safety First. Phil has led the charity for over 10 years and has seen it grow from a niche organisation into one of the UK’s leading consumer protection bodies. During his tenure, he has overseen the charity …Read More »
Which domestic appliances are most likely to catch fire?
In the wake of last month’s Grenfell Tower tragedy in London, charity Electrical Safety First (ESF) has called for regular electrical checks in tower blocks – and launched a microsite to advise consumers on white goods safety. According to Home Office statistics, last year 1,873 fires in England were caused …Read More »
Government launches product recall website today
Responding to police confirmation that the Grenfell Tower tragedy was caused by a faulty Hotpoint fridge freezer, the chief executive of Electrical Safety First, Phil Buckle, has commented: “While investigations continue into why this tragic fire spread so quickly, we know that fridge freezers – along with other large white …Read More »
Electrical Safety First comments on Grenfell Tower fire
Commenting on the speculation on the cause of the Grenfell Tower fire in London last Wednesday, Phil Buckle, chief executive of the charity Electrical Safety First, has issued the following statement: “Firstly, on behalf of us all at Electrical Safety First, I would like to extend our deepest sympathy to …Read More »