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Thermostatic mixing valves – How to avoid scalding in the bath!

Non installation of thermostatic mixing valves accounts for approximately twenty deaths and almost six hundred serious scald related injuries every year, caused by scalding hot water in the bath. Scalding occurs because water is stored at high temperature to limit the growth of the legionella bacteria. Hot water needs to be stored at 60°c or

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Thermostatic Mixing Valves. Why having a bath can scald you!

A staggering 63 people have died from bath-time scalding and a further 1,124 people have been admitted to hospital with severe burns. More recently, a two year old was killed after suffering burns which then turned septic after her mother failed to seek medical attention. The toddler had been held under hot water reported to

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