Is your Home Safe?
March 8, 2018 | Posted by: Sherry Corbitt
Don’t forget to turn your clock ahead this Saturday before you go to bed for Daylight Saving Time. Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, March 11,
Ensure that you have a working smoke alarm on each level of your home. Check the batteries in your smoke alarm at least twice a year (each time the clock changes is a good time to check the batteries in your alarm).
Fire extinguishers must always be easy to reach. There should be a fire extinguisher on each floor of your home (if you have more than one
Carbon Monoxide Detectors
Carbon monoxide is an invisible,
Paper, paint, chemicals and other clutter can be a fire hazard. Make sure these are stored in a safe place. When you no longer need the hazardous materials, you must dispose of them at a community toxic waste
Collect your papers and store them in a safe place – for example, a fireproof box, or a safety deposit box.
Keep a list of emergency phone numbers (including 911, poison prevention line, doctors, relatives,