Drowning is Preventable - FACTS: Children drown without a sound. Drowning is a quiet event. There is no splashing, no screaming, and no noise at all. What can you do to prevent drowning incidents?
The National Candle Association indicates that 7 out of 10 homes in the US have candles. If certain precautions are not taken by the consumer, candles can also become a factor in a chain of events that can result in unnecessary injury and even death.
Smoke alarms save lives. Smoke alarms that are properly installed and maintained play a vital role in reducing fire deaths and injuries. If there is a fire in your home, smoke spreads fast and you need smoke alarms to give you time to get out.
Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless gas that interferes with the delivery of oxygen in the blood . Many people die each year from carbon monoxide poisoning associated with home fuel-burning heating equipment.
CRAWL LOW UNDER THE SMOKE
Smoke inhalation can be fatal. Make sure to take the correct steps to stay safe. more info
Household Safety Resources
- Carbon Monoxide Handout
- "Change Time, Change Batteries"
- "Change Time, Change Batteries (Spanish)"
- Cooking Safety Checklist
- Grilling Safety
- Exit Drills at Home
- Create An Exit Plan for your House
- Fight Flooding
- Preparing for Floods
- Preparing for Cold Weather
- Safe Home Heating
- Smoke Detectors
- Smoke Detectors (Spanish)
- Using a Fire Extinguisher
- Using a Fire Extinguisher (Spanish)
- Be Winter Wise