Thermostatic Mixer Valves (TMV’s)
Realty -Scald Example
Two-year old boy falls into bath of scalding hot water, sustaining massive burns to his body.
By age of seven, he’s experienced 100+ operations – 15 life-saving.
He faces many more years of painful skin grafts until he stops growing. Requiring regular hospital treatment he is sometimes confined to a wheelchair.
His mother has been unable to undertake training opportunities or return to work.
Projected cost of treating his injuries is £250,000.
570 serious bath water scald injuries occur annually. Projected treatment costs run into tens of millions of pounds.