Home Rooms Safety

Basements, Garage, Storage

  • Keep areas clear of newspapers, rubbish, and other combustible materials.
  • Store oily, greasy rags in labeled, sealed non-glass containers.
  • Keep flammable liquids away from pilot lights, power tools, workbench, furnaces, and vehicles.
  • Store gasoline outside the home in safety cans.
  • Use proper sized fuses/breakers. Make sure circuits are not overloaded.
  • Limited extension cord use.

 Living Room, Family Room, Den, Bedrooms

  • Keep matches/lighters beyond the reach of young children.
  • Use large, deep ashtrays, emptied often.
  • Maintain air space around TV/stereo so they won’t overheat.
  • Keep furniture, curtains, paper away from space heater, wood stove, and fireplace.
  • Keep fireplace screened, cleaned.
  • Use safe lighting, no candles.