April 2015: Spring Forward with Safety

Spring Forward with Safety – Safe Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring is a perfect time for cleaning and organizing your home. It is also a great time to check on safety items in your home and practice for emergency preparedness.

  • Check to ensure the following items are complete and in working order. Change batteries, if applicable.
    • Smoke alarms
    • Carbon monoxide alarms
    • First aid kit
    • Emergency flashlight
  • If using chemicals for cleaning, read all labels and use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Ensure chemicals and hazardous materials in your home are stored properly.
  • Ensure exits to your home are not blocked.
  • Practice your family emergency plan.