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Home Safety Checklist

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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?  
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Have the batteries been replaced in the last 12 months?
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Is there a fire extinguisher? 
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Do you know how to use a fire extinguisher? 
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If you smoke, do you use deep ashtrays? Do you add water before emptying? 
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Is there a carbon monoxide detector? 
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Is the home heating system checked annually by a professional?
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Are electrical/extension cords frayed, cracked, or overloaded?
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Are space heaters at least 3 feet from furniture or curtains?
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Do you open the flue before using the fireplace or wood stove? Reminder sign?
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