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electric blanket

a blanket that contains an electric heating element, used to warm a bed
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His comments were echoed by Coun Philip Johnson, chair of Shire Hall's overview and scrutiny committee, who added: "Although electric blankets are manufactured to strict standards, wear and tear can leave them more vulnerable to developing a fault and faulty electric blankets can catch fire and cause harm.
AN OLD electric blanket started a fire which killed a pensioner, an inquest has heard.
Coroner Ian Smith joined firefighters in pleading with people to change their electric blankets every 10 years.
CONSUMER watchdogs are urging Midland householders to take part in electric blanket tests in a bid to have a safe winter.
The peer is also still a fan of electric blankets and hot water bottles - and she thinks an Aga is a good idea if possible.
Electric blankets should be tested annually by a qualified electrician and replaced if they fail to meet the standard required.
327-55 Electric blankets, for ceiling heater / heating unit.
People with a reduced sensitivity to temperature, for example, are advised not to use electric blankets for a prolonged period, as they face a higher risk of burns if the heat is turned up too high.
We were aware that there could be some potential risks about electric blankets but not on this scale.
The Electric Blanket Amnesty is open to people in the borough of Stockton who meet certain criteria.
FREE electric blanket checks held in Caerphilly county recently have proved a real shocker as 57% of the 108 checked failed safety tests.
AN elderly couple were lucky to escape alive from a blaze at their home after their electric blanket caught fire.