2 edition of Safety for the household. found in the catalog.
Safety for the household.
United States. National Bureau of Standards.
|Series||Circular of the Bureau of Standards,, no. 397|
|Contributions||United States. National Bureau of Standards.|
|LC Classifications||QC100 .U555 no. 397, TX150 .U5 1932|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 102 p. incl. illus., tables.|
|Number of Pages||102|
|LC Control Number||32026735|
Overloading an electrical outlet is a common cause of electrical problems. When your rules are clear, you'll be less likely to get into power struggles. Ways to minimize risks: Close the Trash Use a locking garbage can to protect small fingers and pets from finding sharp edges on opened cans and lids. Unplug all your unused appliances to reduce potential risks. Using interactive games and activities, children and their families learn how to be better prepared for the unexpected in a safe and stress-free environment. Blazing fire aside, the sharp, hard edges of the stone or wood hearth are just waiting to trip up your carefree toddler.
Below are 10 household electricity safety precautions every homeowner should know and follow. A bookshelf is like an indoor ladder to a child — especially if there are enticing items on the upper shelves. Installing smoke alarms helps alert you to the dangers of electrical fires. A cord with a load of 16 AWG can handle up to 1, watts. Electrical fires often smolder before breaking out into open flame, and the U.
Without proper air circulation, electrical equipment can overheat and short out, and can become an electrical fire hazard. Sadly, climbing toddlers have been crushed to death by falling furniture. It also also explores how to involve the whole family in this process, and how to pass these skills on to your own kids. One purpose of your notebook or binder is to get all that information you are trying to remember, like your daughter's soccer schedule and the last time you flipped the mattresses, out of your head, and onto paper, where you can more reliably review it when needed.
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Tagged in. One of the simplest electrical safety tips is also one of the easiest to forget: when an appliance is not in use, unplug it. What are the requirements for refresher training or retraining a new hire? Secure Bathrooms Secure rugs to avoid slipping and water pooling on slick surfaces.
Cords under rugs pose a tripping hazard and can overheat, while furniture can crush cord insulation and damage wires. Learn more Share this article.
Hands can be a virtual freight train of bacteria. Get a fire extinguisher for your kitchen. Smart plugs can be used to monitor outlet power loads and even shut off appliances should an outlet begin to overheat.
Cleaning exhaust fans regularly helps prevent such hazards. These precautions can help keep your child safe — and what's more important than that?
If the chemical has been swallowed, call poison control immediately. This rule enhances household safety and cleanliness and develops good habits for when your children will go on to live independently. Be open to revising the list of rules as needed.
Taking hurricane safety seriously can limit the damage to your home and electronics. Try to avoid wrapping cords tightly around objects; this can stretch the cord or cause overheating.
When to Call Poison Control Even with the best efforts to keep children away from household chemicals, accidents sometimes happen. Without proper air circulation, electrical equipment can overheat and short out, and can become an electrical fire hazard.
If a light fixture has no wattage listed, use watt bulbs or less. This precaution avoids cross-contamination of harmful bacteria from one food to another. Not only does this save you power by reducing any phantom drain the amount of energy the device consumes even when not actively in usebut unplugging unused appliances also protects them from overheating or power surges.
Implement an immediate consequence if this rule gets broken. Find out what opportunities exist at you volunteer opportunities at your local Red Cross chapter. The National Fire Protection Association notes that faulty or damaged wiring and related electrical equipment cause 69 percent of electrical fires, followed by lamps, light fixtures, cords, plugs, transformers and other power supplies.
You have learned ways to stay safe from either a hurricane or home fire, and you have learned how to breathe slowly to stay calm during an emergency. A bookshelf is like an indoor ladder to a child — especially if there are enticing items on the upper shelves.Create an account or log into Facebook.
Connect with friends, family and other people you know. Share photos and videos, send messages and get updates. Home Safety Tips Every parent wants their children to grow up healthy and strong in the place where they deserve to feel safest: at home.
The good news is that there are simple and easy steps that families can take to protect their children. Every year, more than. Sep 10, · Home safety Advice, Information & Resources.
Every year in the UK more than 6, people die in accidents in the home and million turn up at accident and emergency departments seeking treatment. Mar 16, · The living room is where you gather, but it also poses potential safety hazards to small children.
Keep your family safe. 12 Home Safety Hazards. Household Safety. Preparedness starts with each one of us taking steps to stay safe before, during, and after disasters or emergencies.
By setting aside the time and resources to be prepared at home, you can help keep you family safer – and help keep emergency responders safer, too! Safety products: Klein Tools introduces the Household Electric Panel book with Panel Directory to the collection of wire marker books.
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