Fire Prevention

  1. National Arson Awareness Week
    Categories: Fire Safety & Evacuation

    National Arson Awareness Week

    Next week is National Arson Awareness Week (May 7-13, 2017) Each year for Arson Awareness Week (AAW), the U.S. Fire Administration gathers and shares information to raise awareness of arson or youth firesetting and provide individuals with strategies to combat these problems in their community. This year's theme is Arson prevention at houses of worship: Fire Prevention & Public Education / Outreach Materials...
  2. Prepare for Wildfire Season - Free Tools
    Categories: Fire Safety & Evacuation

    Prepare for Wildfire Season - Free Tools

    You can participate in Wildfire Community Preparedness Day, Saturday, May 6, by organizing an event to clear dried leaves and other flammable debris from your neighborhood. ?    Preparing for Wildfires ?    How to know if a Wildfire is near you. ?    Do you live in a Wildfire Prone Area? ?    Wildfire Safety ?    Stay healthy...
  3. Put a Freeze on Winter Fires
    Categories: Fire Safety & Evacuation

    Put a Freeze on Winter Fires

    The risk of having a home fire increases during the winter months: December, January, and February. To help teach the public about winter fire hazards and ways to prevent them, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) are teaming up to promote “Put a Freeze on Winter Fires.” Learn more: Winter Fire Safety Winter Fires...
  4. Fire Safety is for Everyone (?)
    Categories: Burn First Aid & Safety & Fire Safety & Evacuation

    Fire Safety is for Everyone (?)

    While Fire Safety is a basic knowledge that should be available to everyone, often fire safety messaging misses target reaching lower income Americans, Share these articles: Fire Safety for Older Adults Fire Facts and Fire Safety Wildfire Safety Fireplace Glass Door Safety Safety Tips To Fireproof Your Home Sunny Day, Keeping the Fires Away…. How to know if a Wildfire is near...
  5. Fire Safety for Older Adults
    Categories: Fire Safety & Evacuation & Health and First Aid Advice for Seniors

    Fire Safety for Older Adults

    Fires are a serious risk in colder seasons - and even more so for older adults and children - We have talked about many safety concerns for seniors, including Seniors and Scalding Burn Injuries, Helping to prevent falling at home, Seniors Staying Alone and special Winter Dangers for Seniors. Now let's take a look at how home firs risks may be a little different for the elderly...
  6. Categories: Child Safety, General Safety Topics & Health Tips

    Halloween Fire

    Halloween is Creeping up on us, and at the same time it is Fire Safety Month...any idea why? In this country more than 100 people die each year as a result of their clothes catching on fire. Decorations for special events and holidays, usually involving candles, result in an average of 800 home fires each year. These fires cause nearly...
  7. Categories: General Safety Topics

    Sound the Alarm! It is Fire Prevention Week.

    Did you know that many people don’t test their smoke alarms as often as they should? When there is a fire, smoke spreads fast. You need working smoke alarms to give you time to get out. NFPA tell us to test every month! It’s Fire Prevention Week—help us sound the alarm that working smoke alarms save lives. Do you know...
  8. Categories: General Safety Topics & Info News

    Do you know how to use fire-extinguisher?

    Many employees don't know how to use fire extinguisher. Do you agree with me? Offices must not only equipped with such extinguishers but they don't take a pain to train their employees. Apart from such training, offices must be equipped with correct fire extinguisher. What is meant by correct one? Check below list of different type of extinguisher. Class A...
  9. Categories: Info News

    Wildfire Safety

    With the recent wildfires and media, many are thinking about how safe their own home may be in the event of wildfire. There are many programs available for learning about fire safety and prevention, and everyone should be equipped to bug out in the event of any disaster - this means equipping with emergency kits as well and evacuation and...
  10. Categories: General Safety Topics

    Assessing electrical fire risks in the workplace

    Making sure that your workplace is suitable for you and your employees to spend a large majority of their time is vital. In fact, if you do not pay enough attention to this particular area of your business, you could be fined, even be taken to court. There have been many cases in the past where employers simply do not...

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