How Safe is your Electric Blanket?

Published 6 September 2007

During last year’s campaign almost half the blankets tested across Staffordshire were found to be unsafe. Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service and Staffordshire County Council are testing electric blankets free of charge in East Staffordshire in September. Electric blankets that fail the test will not be handed back. Everyone over the age of 60 years, who pays council tax in Staffordshire, will be offered a standard single or double under blanket as a replacement.

Testing will take place at:

Uttoxeter: Town Hall 9.30am-4.00pm on Wednesday 26th September
Burton: Cooper Square 9.30am-4.00pm on Thursday 27th September

Any queries please call Cath Wohloers on 01785 277835

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