Home Safety Checklist As part of our commitment to Safety we have prepared this checklist for your use. Please review any concerns with a CMHA staff member. Fire Safety: Yes No N/A Is there a smoke alarm on each floor and near every bedroom? Have the batteries been replaced in the last 12 months? Is there a fire extinguisher? Do you know how to use a fire extinguisher? If you smoke, do you use deep ashtrays? Do you add water before emptying? Is there a carbon monoxide detector? Is the home heating system checked annually by a professional? Are electrical/extension cords frayed, cracked, or overloaded? Are space heaters at least 3 feet from furniture or curtains? Do you open the flue before using the fireplace or wood stove? Reminder sign?