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Home Safety Tips


Safety is a prime concern for any home. A lot of accidents occur everyday in lack of safety. Proper safety measures should have been taken to avoid these fatal accidents. Here are some home safety tips that you can use to make your home safe. 

Safety Tips for Kitchen

  • Keep papers, plastic bags, curtains and dishtowels at least three feet away from range top.
  • Put matchbox and lighters in locked cabinet
  •  Clean chimneys, fireplaces and central ovens periodically.
  •  Store harmful cleaning products in locked cabinets and keep them away from children’s reach.
  •  Install smoke alarms in kitchen but never install it near windows and doors as it will create problem during functioning.

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  •  Never pour poisonous material in drinking glasses and in food containers. 
  •  Never place any hot objects on towels, napkins or tablecloths.
  •  Never leave knives or any sharp objects in a sink as they create injury while washing utensils. Put knife in knife guards or a butcher block.

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  •  Always put cooking utensil in the center of stove while cooking.
  •  Take care while working in the kitchen that no oily or other material is dropped on stove or oven as sometimes cooking material flows out which sticks to the oven or stove and catches fire. 
  • Clean stove, oven or any cooking objects before starting cooking. Keep kitchen utensils clean as well. 
  •  Make sure that the cords of appliances are not hung over kitchen counters and the cords are wrapped or coiled so that it doesn’t harm any one.  
  •  Always keep fire extinguisher in kitchen.

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  •  Leave space at the back of refrigerator for proper ventilation.


Safety Tips for Bathroom

  • Never leave child in bathtub alone.
  •  Keep shampoos, lotions and soap dish away from the Children’s reach. 
  •  Keep electrical appliances wrapped.
  •  Put non-slip strips in the bath tub or shower place.
  •  Make use of lights in the night in bathroom. 
  •   Place non-skid bathroom mats to avoid injury.

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  •  Always keep bathroom floor clean and dry.

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  •  Install grib bars or rails in bathroom as they help in standing from bath tub.
  •  Install sink with cabinet in bathroom as it is used to store floor cleaner, drain openers under the sink. 

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  •  Keep heaters, electrical products away from bathtubs, shower place and sinks. 
  •  Set up water heaters at a degree of 120.

Safety Tips for Bedroom

  •  Never smoke in bedroom.
  •  Keep clothes, curtains, bed sheets at least three feet away from room heater. Especially fire occurs in winter season because of much use of heating appliances and lighting.
  •  Use safe light bulb wattage for each fixture. 
  •  Use mattress with open flame resistant protection in bedroom for the safety because these mattresses have 30 minutes ignition power to control fire. 
  •  Never put extension cords under carpet or rugs as it causes short- circuit. 
  •  Never place sharp edges furniture in bedroom. Always place round edges furniture. 
  •  Place smoke alarms in your bedroom.

Safety Tips for Living Room

  •  Use Safety-proof plugs to cover electrical outlet in your home. Keep living room clutter free to avoid falls. 
  •  Place furniture of round edges instead of sharp edges.
  •  Cover fireplace with metal fire frame. 

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  •  Never place lighting fixtures near curtains, clothes etc.
  •  Switch off light when not in use. 
  •  Make proper arrangement for ventilation.


Safety Tips for kids Room

  • Don’t place furniture near window in kid’s room.
  • Keep heavy, small and breakable things away from children’s reach.
  •  Never use halogen lamps in kid’s room for study as it creates danger of fire. 
  •  Keep curtains, clothes, paper stuff  three feet away from light to avoid fire
  •  Never place sharp edges furniture as it can be harmful to kids. Always place round edges furniture.

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Safety Tips for Stairs

  • Keep stairs clean and wet.
  • Make proper arrangement of lights on or around stairs to avoid fall.

  •  Use hand rails to move up and down the stairs. It is better to have railing on both the sides of stairs.
  •  Install gate at the top or bottom of the stairs.

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  •  Don’t make stairs slippery. 

 

 

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