Home safety is paramount for protecting yourself and your loved ones. Start by ensuring your home is equipped with working smoke alarms on every level and near sleeping areas. Test these alarms regularly and replace batteries as needed. Develop and practice a fire escape plan with all household members, identifying two ways out of every room and establishing a meeting point outside. Keep exits clear of clutter and obstacles. Additionally, prevent electrical fires by avoiding overloading outlets and using extension cords safely. Keep flammable materials, such as curtains and towels, away from heat sources. Install carbon monoxide detectors near sleeping areas to detect this odorless gas. Secure heavy furniture and appliances to prevent tip-overs, especially in homes with children. By implementing these home safety tips, you can create a safer environment for yourself and your family, reducing the risk of accidents and injuries.
Saturday, 21 March 2020 by Priyadarshini Nayak
Every home must have at least one Fire Extinguisher mounted in an easily accessible spot or kept readily at hand. A fire extinguisher is an important safety product that every home should have (safety at home), and it can even prevent a disaster caused by fire when used properly. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the report reveals that almost half the fires in the home occur in the kitchen, so that’s a good place to start using a fire extinguisher.