Wed. Feb 28th, 2024
Lake area fire districts are sending out some helpful tips to help minimize the chances of something bad happening to you when dealing with lithium-ion batteries.
First and foremost, according to the Osage Beach Fire District, you should make sure that any of the lithium batteries you purchase have the familiar Underwriters Laboratories, or U-L, on them.
Other tips include: following instructions for charging and storage which include not placing them on your bed or under a pillow, always use the manufacturer’s cord, use power adapters specifically made for lithium-ion batteries, don’t place them in direct sunlight and store the batteries away from anything flammable.
More information about the do’s and don’ts of lithium batteries can be found below:LithiumIonBatterySafety