The Risk & Consequence

High Temperature Electrical Connection Breakdown or Fire

High resistance/temperature electrical connections can easily lead to breakdown or fire and are one of the main causes of fire in properties and businesses.  This is especially prevalent in consumer units and distribution boards. Please see the incident photographs below of real occurrences.

Are you aware of the fire risks associated with high temperature electrical connections?

UK Fire Statistics 2018-2019 (all primary fires and factors)

  • 7,174 fires in electrical distribution.
  • 5,070 fires in other electrical appliances.
  • 26 fatalities.
  • 919 non-fatal casualties.