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Safety in the home advice

Below are ways you can make your home safer: 

  • Fit smoke alarms and test them regularly
  • Never leave cooking unattended
  • Plan and practise your escape route
  • Switch off appliances before going to bed – including your cooker
  • Close all internal doors to prevent a fire from spreading
  • Share your safety plans with family and friends and look out for the elderly

Take a look at the links on the right and below, for more information about various aspects of safety in the home.