Fire Safety facts and suggestions
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Burns and Fire-Related Injury Prevention
- Draw out your escape plan and post it in your home. This will help you think about the various exit possibilities and the pros and cons of each one.
- Visit this detailed website on fire escape planning.
- Practice your plan at least twice a year.
- More people are installing burglar bars on their windows. Replace the bars if they cannot be opened from the inside. They should have a safety latch to allow you to open them.
- Caregivers need to practice so they will know how to alert, lift and move the person for whom they are responsible, and everyone will know what to expect.
- Once you are outside, stay there until it is determined to be safe to re-enter.
- Download a blank escape planning sheet.