A campaign to teach the dangers of hot water
Did you know?
Almost 300 people a year are admitted to an NHS specialist burns service with severe scalds from the tap water in their bath, sink or shower.
It is estimated a further 1,600 people are seen by UK Emergency Departments
HOT WATER BURNS LIKE FIRE is a campaign to stop scalding by hot water from your taps and showers
by promoting the use of thermostatic mixing valves, taps and showers.
At Grant & Stone we recommend that you always install a thermostatic mixing valve (TMV). TMV's take a supply of hot and cold water and blend them to a 'safe' controlled outlet temperature, usually determined by the installer who will commission the valve to the desired temperature.
Most TMV's have a failsafe mechanism built in to close off the valve in the event of a failure to all virtually no water to pass through protecting the user and also highlighting a problem