HOME HEALTH AND SAFETY TIPS

 

Every home should be safe and healthy to live in. A healthy and safe home must be clean, dry, ventilated, safe, well-maintained, free of pests and contaminants.
Follow the useful tips below to prevent problems that could harm the health or safety of anyone living in your home:

  • Keep your home well ventilated
  • Remove clutter on floors to reduce the risk of a fall
  • Repair holes and cracks to control pests and insects
  • Use safe pests and insects control methods
  • Repair water leaks and plumbing fixtures
  • Keep all floors clean and dry
  • Clean drainages regularly
  • Install a smoke alarm and check the batteries regularly
  • Be careful with matches, lighters, cigarettes and candles
  • Switch off electrical appliances when they are not in use
  • Do not trail cables under the carpets or rugs
  • Do not overload your plug sockets
  • Seek the advice of a professional if you have electrical problems
  • Do not use a table or chair as a makeshift ladder
  • Keep medicines, detergents, bleaches, pesticides and other dangerous chemicals out of reach of children
  • Do not leave young children unsupervised at bath time
  • Keep blades, scissors, knives and other sharp objects out of reach of children

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