Dangerous slime may sound like the plot of a cheesy 1950s horror B movie, but if you’ve got a primary school-aged child or grandchild, you may be aware of the craze for toy slime – and its potential dangers.
The number of burglaries surge around the festive period. Here, our guest from the Master Locksmiths Association, Dr Steffan George, sets out the ways to keep your home safe.
The Christmas shopping season starts in earnest on Black Friday this week. At this time of year it’s more important than ever to stay safe online – are you shopping securely?
Back garden firework displays and bonfires are enjoyed up and down the country by millions each year, but are some of them just a little bit… reckless?
Our research has shown that some popular children’s Halloween costumes do not meet fire safety standards. Our guest author Amy Meadows tells her life-changing story…
This week is Gas Safety week, an annual campaign driven by the Gas Safe board to highlight the importance of gas safety to the nation. Is your home up to standard?
The government’s Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) today released details on how they plan to bolster product safety. But will it be enough?
We all expect manufacturers and retailers to only sell products that are safe. And for the most part they do. But we’ve found hundreds of potentially unsafe fridges, freezers and fridge-freezers currently available in shops across the UK and we’re calling for them to be urgently withdrawn from sale. (more on dangerous appliances…)
Product safety is a burning issue, and yet the government’s new product safety team doesn’t have the right tools for the job. Our End Dangerous Products campaign is calling on the government to publish an Action Plan for the new Office for Product Safety and Standards within the next 90 days.
The government has announced the creation of the new ‘Office of Product Safety and Standards’. But will this new department be the fix we desperately need to improve our safety system?
Yet another report has been published today to shame the ‘woeful’ response from Whirlpool to its fire-risk dryer saga and the ‘painfully slow’ response from Government too. So what more evidence is needed to finally improve our safety system?
2017 was yet another busy year for Which? campaigns. Take a look back at last year’s achievements and find out what’s in store for 2018…
You’d have thought we’d know how to cut an avocado by now, but for some, getting one of their five-a-day can result in them losing a finger. Surely we don’t need warning stickers on our fruit… Or do we? (more on avocado hand…)
We’ve written to fridge-freezer manufacturers urging them to stop using non-flame retardant plastic backing in their appliances. We believe this material could pose a safety risk in people’s homes. Do you back our call? (more on fire-risk fridge freezers