All resources tagged with 'home safety'

Which? report highlights pros and cons of socket covers

Independent consumer guide Which? has published a guide for parents on the pros and cons of socket covers.

Which? independently tests a range of safety and nursery products, including car seats, stair gates, and pushchairs. Their advice on socket covers is broadly the same as CAPT’s – socket covers are unnecessary. Below we give you a run-down of their main points.

New building regulations will help prevent bathwater scalds

Good news for babies and young children - updates to the Building Regulations now mean that all new build houses will have to have Thermostatic Mixing Valves on bath taps.

On Tuesday 6 April 2010 it became compulsory to ensure that in all new homes built in England, or in buildings such as conversions where there is a substantial change of use, the hot water from the bath tap must not exceed a temperature of 48 C.