All the batteries are electrochemical device optimized to store and release energy according the application demand. No energy storage system is perfectly stable: whatever the system used, there is always the risk that unexpected environmental conditions or defaults create an accidental or uncontrolled energy release. The Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries safety has raised a large interest in the public in the recent years. The aim of this page is to describe the risks associated with this technology, and how they are handled in order to guaranty a safe use of Li-ion batteries, as well as other batteries technologies.
Battery safety global information
Good practices guidance and emergency response guidance
Fire brigade intervention manual
Transport and safety
- Professionals: transport regulation
- End-users: travel safely with your batteries: advices on safe transportation of batteries can be found on: