Post Tagged with: "Fire Safety"
According to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), America has more drunk drivers than most countries have people. Not alarmed by that statistic? Nearly 10,000 people die on the road due to drunk driving each year (NHTSA). How about now? Maybe once it hits closer to home, people will really see the impact. [...]Read More »
I’m feverishly preparing for what I consider to be a rite of passage: I’m hosting Thanksgiving for the first time. While I love to cook and host my family from time to time, there’s something extra intimidating about preparing the quintessential meal of the year. How do I manage preparing a turkey, stuffing, potatoes, and [...]Read More »
Do you have a great Halloween costume planned for this year? How about for your kids? Or your pets? Why do I ask? According to the National Retail Federation, 71.5% of Americans plan to celebrate in a spooky fashion. Even if you’re not the dress-up type, that means you’re probably planning to decorate your house [...]Read More »
There are two seemingly irrefutable laws when it comes to smoke detectors: 1- The low battery chirp will only occur between the hours of midnight and 5 a.m., and 2- once you think you’ve figured out the offending device, it will take forever to give a confirming chirp. So why do we put up with smoke detectors? [...]Read More »
What happens if you have an unexpected electrical cord fire? Or maybe you accidently leave your iron on in the morning? If you are like me, you might panic, not because I’m nervous, because I just realized I don’t have a Fire Extinguisher! Safety is my middle name and I have overlooked one of the [...]Read More »
Candles are scattered throughout my house. I usually light them a couple times a week, enjoying their soft glow and fragrance. Not once have I thought about the danger of the actual flame. But, the fact remains that a candle is an open flame and on average a candle fire in the home is reported [...]Read More »