Hand Sanitizers - Serious Information

When storing or using an alcohol-based hand sanitizer, fire hazard potential should be considered and steps should be taken to minimize risks. When stored properly and used as directed, the likelihood of experiencing a fire associated with hand sanitizer is minimal. However, as with any flammable liquid, it is necessary to exercise caution with hand sanitizer.

Check out the video link below to see the potential non-visible threat that these products can cause.

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High Rise Fire Safety

Recent fatal fires in highrise structures have prompted Americans to rethink fire safety. A key to fire safety for those who live and work in these special structures is to practice specific highrise fire safety and prevention behaviors.

The U. S. Fire Administration (USFA), a part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, would like you to know there are simple fire safety steps you can take to prevent the loss of life and property in highrise fires.

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Home Heating Safety Tips

According to the United States Fire Administration, more than one-fifth of residential fires are related to the use of supplemental room heaters - wood- and coal-burning stoves, kerosene heaters, gas space heaters and electric heaters - so, before you put logs in the fireplace or plug in the electric heater, take some precautions. And never use an oven or stove to help heat your home.

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Careless Smoking

About 3,500 Americans die each year in fires and about 20,000 are injured. You can stop the fire before it starts. Use this fact sheet to learn how to prevent a fire in your home and know what to do if you have a fire. Stop a fire caused by careless smoking, before it starts.

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