Every year in UK homes, about 70 people die and 350,000 are seriously injured from electrical accidents.
Electrical fires account for almost half of accidental house fires - over 21,000 a year, and 2.5 million British adults say they have experienced an electric shock at home.
Approximately nine out of ten (89%) electrical fires are caused by electrical products, mainly through their misuse.
The Electrical Safety Council (ESC) offers simple advice to help you to keep yourself, your loved ones and your homes safe from electrical accidents and fires.
Visit Electrical Safety First for more information.