Electrical Safety

Look out for signs of loose wiring, like hot plugs and sockets, fuses that blow for no reason, flickering lights or scorch marks on sockets or plugs. Beware of exposed wires and frayed or repaired power leads. Don’t overload sockets. Keep water away from plugs and outlets. If you have a space heater, keep all…

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When you have a pool, you need to be sure that everyone understands the pool rules. Put up a sign posting these rules, and explain they’re pool safety rules to keep everyone safe while swimming. Don’t let kids run around the pool. They could slip on a wet spot, fall and hurt themselves. Don’t let…

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Pool safety is no joke

When you get a pool, you also need certain things to prevent accidents and things to help in the event of an accident. One of the best ways to prevent accidents is to install a pool fence around the perimeter of the pool with a locked gate. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission,…

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 When it comes to home safety, there are a number of safety products to choose from. To protect your property from the perimeter, you can install a surveillance system, flood lights and motion detectors. Of course, installing a security system is always a good idea, but if you can’t afford that, there are websites…

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Personal Safety

When if comes to your personal safety, there’s a plethora of safety products to choose from. Some can actually be dangerous, and some might even be illegal, so before you decide which ones you are legally allowed to use, check with a law enforcement agencies. Some of the personal safety products you can find are…

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The garage is one of the least safe places in the house. Knowing some home safety tips for the garage can prevent accidents. Here are some safety tips for the garage: Store chemicals in locked cabinets, particularly if you have small children. Store flammable materials like gasoline in the appropriate containers. In addition, make sure…

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Cooking Safety

If you have something cooking on top of the stove, don’t leave it unattended. Distractions can cause you to forget as well. Turn saucepan handles so that they are not sticking out over the edge of the stovetop or above another burner. Keep the oven door closed Don’t leave potholders or towels too close to…

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Candles and Cigarettes

When talking fire safety, you could be talking about anything. Fires can occur anywhere, so you need to remember BBQ safety and kitchen safety too. The more cluttered an area the more potential you have for a fire. When thinking fire safety, also think kitchen safety, smoking safety and yes, safety in your garage. Make…

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Home Safety Tips

These home safety tips don’t apply to everyone, but they’re worth mentioning: If your children have a trampoline, make sure it has a “safety net” around the sides. If you have a pool, post pool safety where they can be seen and make sure everyone understands them. If you have a gun in the house,…

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