News from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), and BRL Brands Inc., a voluntary recall of some First Alert household fire extinguishers. The reason for this recall is that the extinguishers can fail to discharge upon activation. The model that is affected is model FE1A10G with certain serial numbers included. Extinguishers with a sticker stating “100% Quality Tested” are not included in the recall. Additional information may be located at the website www.firstalert.com/more.
Developing a Fire Escape Plan for your Home
This is a step by step procedure about how to develop an effective escape plan for your home. All homes should have a fire escape plan and it should be practiced regularly. A good escape system will ensure safety among you and your family.
Facts About Carbon Monoxide
This is a fact sheet explains what carbon monoxide actually is, the signs of exposure, how you can protect yourself from poisoning, and what to look for when purchasing a detector. It also contain very important safety tips to keep in mind about carbon monoxide.
Purchasing A Smoke Detector For Your Home
The Federal Government says 16 million smoke detectors in US homes don’t work. Furthermore, studies show that working smoke detectors reduce the risk of fatalities by 50%. This section will educate you about purchasing detectors, where to install your detectors, and how to maintain them.