Lithium-ion batteries


UK fire services face 46% increase in Lithium-ion battery fires

New research reveals UK fire services attended 46% more fires linked to Lithium-ion batteries in 2023 compared to the previous year. Read More

EV manufacturing: Protecting worker safety in the gigafactory boom

Matthew Parr at Hughes Safety Showers explains the necessity for emergency safety showers and eye/face washes within gigafactories as their popularity across Europe is on the rise. Read More

New publication affirms ‘Alarming gap’ in lithium-ion battery fire risk awareness

E-book on the latest developments in reducing risk from fire involving lithium-ion batteries has been published by SHP in conjunction with Firechief Global. Read More

Lithium-Ion batteries. A guide to the fire risk that isn’t going away but can be managed

A guide to the fire risk that isn’t going away but can be managed. An e-book from IFSEC Insider and in association with Firechief® Global Read More

EV fleet – are electric cars safe?

EV fleets are becoming mainstream in the UK due to fuel shortages in recent years, fluctuating oil prices and environmental concerns - but are they safe? Read More

Lithium-ion battery fire risks – What you need to know (part two)

In the second of a three-part mini series, Firechief Global's Matt Humby talks about the risks associated with lithium-ion batteries. Read More

Lithium-ion battery fire risks – What you need to know (part one)

In the first of a three-part mini series, Firechief Global's Matt Humby talks about the risks associated with lithium-ion batteries. Read More

E-bike and e-scooter safety guidance issued

Government published information last month to mitigate fire risks. Read More

Fire risk education key goal of lithium-ion battery podcast

Upcoming IFSEC Insider Podcast mini-series on lithium-ion batteries will aim to raise awareness of their fire risk. Read More

How to safely use and store lithium-ion batteries in the workplace

Here, fire safety experts from SOCOTEC discuss how to safely use and store lithium-ion batteries to protect the safety of your people and your workplace. Read More



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