Lithium Ion battery fires, injury and death are increasing as their use increases.
Lithium Ion batteries are becoming more and more popular due to their ability to store large amounts of energy in compact spaces. They are found in every household across the nation. If you own electronic devices such as phones, laptops, power tools or anything that needs to be charged then most likely they have a lithium ion battery in them.
Li-ion battery safety happens in 3 steps
Selection: Choose batteries from the original manufacturing company, engineered to work optimally with the corresponding device or tool.
Transport, Use, and Storage: Always transport and store your Li-ion battery away from metals such as keys, coins, screws and nails, as well as liquids.
Disposal: If your battery reaches the end of its life, don't throw it away. Take it to a recycling center or place it in a receptacle designed for recycling batteries.