Fire & Burn Safety

You say you just don’t have time to prevent injuries?  If you’ve got less than one minute to devote to safety, use ...
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Our 1-minute moves can prevent injuries and take a total of less than 10 minutes. If you can find just a ...
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Fire Safety: Teaching an Essential Life Skill to Teens With Intellectual Disabilities ...
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Use these tips for all types of space heaters. Gas-fueled heating devices pose extra hazards because of the danger of ...
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Calling all student artists... Prevention 1st's 10th Annual Fire Safety Poster Contest is underway! Click here for details, rules and ...
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Effective fire prevention and survival skills—life skills that can protect young lives now and in their future lives—are more than ...
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April has been a month of celebrations for the winners of the 2017 Prevention 1st Home Fire Drill Poster Contest ...
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Congratulations to our 9th annual Home Fire Drill Poster Contest Winners! Prevention 1st received nearly 200 entries from students from ...
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Cooking is the most common cause of home fires. Foodlink, a regional food bank serving 10 counties in Greater Rochester, ...
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In the crowded Lily Café, the Prevention 1st Senior Safety Marshals know how to get and keep the attention of ...
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One simple action, closing your bedroom door, could save your life. Tests by UL’s Firefighter Safety Research Institute found that ...
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Prevention 1st has entered the exciting next phase in its development of an evaluated curriculum for teaching safety to people ...
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New York has became the latest state to pass legislation requiring that all smoke alarms sold have “long-life” batteries. So ...
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Young children and people with developmental disabilities are among those at highest risk from fire. At the Mississippi Fire Chiefs’ ...
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Read Part 1: How Can People With Disabilities Be Safe While Living Independently? Recently Prevention 1st convened Safe at Home: ...
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Thanksgiving is a peak day for gathering with family and friends. Unfortunately, it’s also the peak day for home cooking ...
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Putting out fires might seem the first line of defense for fire departments working to keep their communities safe. Enforcing ...
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Even as New York State legislation moves forward to require long-life batteries in all smoke alarms sold statewide, Prevention 1st ...
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If you've watched even one of those pet video your friends keep posting, you know that pets can do amazing ...
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  Many people don't think of sparklers as a hazard, and readily hand them to children. In the states that ...
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July 4 is a glorious American celebration. Unfortunately, it's also by far the day of the year that produces the ...
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Sometimes when we at Prevention 1st explain our focus on home safety and injury prevention, we get a puzzled look ...
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We've all laughed at the pictures circulated in cyberspace showing ridiculously unsafe practices, from precarious ladders to smoking around flammable ...
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Whether it's the blizzards currently wracking much of the country, hurricanes or tornadoes, storms in any season can leave your ...
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Bob Crandall, Matt Sauers and Ken Schultz knew for sure they'd had a good day when they were presented with ...
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When you change your clocks for Daylight Saving Time, don't forget to test your alarms as well (even those that ...
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As the weather turns colder, many people will turn to alternate home heating sources, either because they have no central ...
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December is the darkest month. The nights are longest, and in many locations December is also the cloudiest month, making ...
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Imagine an epidemic so virulent that it is the leading cause of death for children, teens, young adults. It takes ...
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It’s midnight. You’re asleep. The smoke alarm in the hallway goes off. Here’s what you need to know—before this happens ...
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“Safe at home.” It’s how we feel when we close the door behind us at the end of a long ...
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Wood stoves and pellet stoves (which burn compressed sawdust) are becoming a popular alternate heating source. They're believed to cut ...
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How to Plan and Hold Workplace Fire Drills Your Employees Will Want to Do -- and That Could Save Lives ...
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Twice each year, Prevention 1st renews its educational campaign: “Change Your Clock; Test Your Alarms; Practice Your Home Fire Drill; ...
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by Robert E. Cole, PhD, Robert E. Crandall and Carolyn E. Kourofsky Download a printable pdf of this article here. It's ...
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In the Kitchen Plan ahead before cooking. Wear short- or tight-sleeved garments while cooking. Plug ovens and other cooking appliances ...
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When fire spread through the Riverview Individualized Residential Alternative in Wells, NY, four of the nine people with developmental disabilities ...
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Halloween frights should be fun, not painful. Avoiding a scary visit to the hospital is simple, but requires some forethought ...
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Frying typically combines heat or flame, a combustible substance like grease or oil, and a shallow, open pan. Is it ...
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Prevent Fire Don't smoke in bed or when sleepy. Smoking materials are the cause of 24% of home fire fatalities ...
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