Heating Safety Tips:
- As the mercury falls, you may use portable heating sources to warm your home. Heating equipment is a leading cause of home fire deaths in the U.S. There are steps you can take to prevent this tragedy.
- Space heaters cause one-third of home heating fires and 4 out of 5 home heating fires deaths. Protect your family: if you're heating your home with a space heater this winter, take a few moments to review these safety tips from the U.S. Fire Administration: http://www.nfpa.org/public-education/by-topic/top-causes-of-fire/heating
- Winter is here and it’s time to think about cold weather safety; specifically hypothermia. Older adults, babies, and people who are outdoors for long periods have an increased risk for hypothermia. Get prepared now and visit: http://1.usa.gov/1LYH5Ly #WinterSafety
- Shivering, memory loss, and slurred speech are just some of the signs of hypothermia. If you see any of these signs with your loved ones, call 911 immediately.Learn the other signs of hypothermia here: http://1.usa.gov/1LYH5Ly #WinterSafety