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Learn to Take C.H.A.R.G.E. of Battery Safety

Posted: Nov. 30, 2023

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Firefighters and first responders can educate their communities about the potential fire risks of lithium-ion battery-powered devices with the Underwriters Laboratories’ Fire Safety Research Institute safety campaign: Take C.H.A.R.G.E. of Battery Safety.

Take
C.H.A.R.G.E.
of battery safety

  • Choose certified products.
  • Handle with care.
  • Always stay alert.
  • Recycle properly.
  • Get out quickly.
  • Educate others.

The campaign is focused on educating the public on how they can protect themselves and their property. The campaign is based at BatteryFireSafety.org, which features a toolbox for first responders with a set of downloadable materials to use in public education and interaction with local media. The site also includes a public service announcement and other free resources for the public and first responders.

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Nov. 30, 2023 InfoGram.

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