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FIRE PREVENTION AND SAFETY IN THE HOME

 

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FIRE PREVENTION
AND
SAFETY
IN THE HOME

CW2 BILL GUNNETT

COMMON SENSE !!

FIRE PREVENTION AND SAFETY IN THE HOME

HEAT

FUEL

OXYGEN

HOW FIRE KILLS

SUFFOCATION

SMOKE AND POISONOUS GASES

4 COMMON

HEAT

SMOKE DETECTORS

THE FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE

ON EVERY LEVEL OF YOUR HOME, INCLUDING THE BASEMENT

OUTSIDE OF EACH SLEEPING AREA

TYPES OF SMOKE DETECTORS

BATTERY POWERED

HOUSEHOLD ELECTRIC POWERED

IONIZATION SENSOR

PHOTO-ELECTRIC SENSOR

INSTALLATION

WALL MOUNTED

4 TO 12 INCHES FROM THE CEILING

SURVIVAL TIPS

THE SOUND OF THE SMOKE ALARM

BEDROOM DOORS CLOSED

TEST DOORS

USE WINDOWS

CRAWL UNDER SMOKE

STOP, DROP, AND ROLL

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

MAJOR HOME FIRE HAZARDS

COOKING

SMOKING

HEATING APPLIANCES

ARSON

ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS AND EQUIPMENT

OPEN FLAMES

FLAMMABLE AND COMBUSTIBLE LIQUIDS

PLAYING WITH FIRE

LEADING CAUSE OF HOME FIRES

STOVE BURNERS, OVENS, MICROWAVES

COUNTERTOP APPLIANCES

TOASTERS, COFFEE MAKERS, HOT PLATES

DON'T OVER LOAD OUTLETS

40% OF FATAL COOKING FIRES OCCUR WHEN THE VICTIMS ARE ASLEEP

DON'T LEAVE COOKING UNATTENDED

KEEP APPLIANCES CLEAN

WEAR CLOSE FITTING SLEEVES

KEEP FLAMMABLE OBJECTS AWAY

HEAT OIL SLOWLY

KEEP CHILDREN AWAY FROM STOVE

FIRST AID FOR BURNS

RUN COOL WATER FOR 10 TO 15 MINUTES

DON'T APPLY BUTTER OR OTHER GREASES

ITS BAD FOR YOU, ASK THE SURGEON GENERAL

LEADING CAUSE OF FIRES THAT RESULT IN DEATH

USE AND EMPTY ASHTRAYS

CHECK FOR SMOLDERING BUTTS (AFTER PARTIES)

DON'T SMOKE IN BED

SPACE HEATERS

UL LABEL

USE PROPER FUEL

GIVE SPACE HEATERS SPACE

3 FEET FROM COMBUSTIBLE MATERIALS AND WALLS

CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTORS

CANDLES

CHRISTMAS TREE

LIGHTS (UL)