Many accidental deaths
and injuries can be avoided by keeping, installing
good safety equipments in your homes. Read information
about different safety equipments that can help
prevent accidents and reduce injury in the case of an
Smoke alarm can avert major fire accidents.
Test the smoke alarm once a week to ensure that they are
working properly. Replace the battery of the alarm at regular
intervals. Place smoke alarms and detectors in all rooms other
than the kitchens.
Keep specially made fire blankets at home.
Train everyone at home to use them. Even young children can be
taught to use fire blankets during emergencies. Keeping fire
blankets at home can prevent minor fires. Fire blankets are
easy to use and need no washing after use.
Buy a fire extinguisher and place it in a
place where it is easily accessible in the house. Fire
extinguishers come in different sizes. Choose one according to
the space available at home. Ensure that the extinguisher is
checked and serviced regularly.
Use power point covers or safety plugs.
Safety plugs are designed in such a way that children find it
hard to remove. Safety plugs fit the sockets perfectly and
thus ensure safety.