The Lethal Cocktail Inside Lithium-ion Batteries

Roger looks at the dangers of lithium-ion batteries and what can be done to avoid the associated dangers.

What is a Lithium-ion battery?

Lithium-ion batteries or li-ion batteries (sometimes called LIBs) are the lightweight, rechargeable batteries that power our phones, laptops and cameras. They’re found in many electrical devices from mobility scooters to e-cigarettes, and are used safely by millions of people every day. However, there are some things you need to know when it comes to fire safety, chargers and batteries.

Did you know that the London Fire Brigade attend on average 24 fires each week that have been started by chargers, batteries and cables?
Follow this link and discover how to buy and use items with lithium batteries safely.

About Dylan Garton

Dylan Garton is a cofounder of Skill Builder and freelance video producer, camera operator and video editor.

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