Fire Safety is important at home and your place of business. Everyone should know the basics of how to prevent fires at home, the workplace and what to do in case of fire.
The Johns Creek Fire Department reminds everyone that with a little extra caution, preventing the leading causes of home and structure fires – cooking, heating, electrical and smoking-materials – is within their power.
The National Fire Protection Association has a number of Safety Tip Sheets to learn what steps to take to ensure homes and businesses are fire-safe.
Safety topics include:
- Causes: Cooking, candles, heating, smoking and electrical.
- Fire & Safety Equipment: Smoke alarms, home fire sprinklers and carbon monoxide detectors
- Household & Business/Industrial equipment: Portable fireplaces, medical oxygen, CFL light bulbs, microwave ovens, clothes dryers and portable generators
- Seasonal: Winter holidays, Christmas trees, Halloween and Thanksgiving
- Occupancies: Campus fire safety, hotels/motels and safety in places of public assembly
- Outdoors: Fireworks, grilling and lightning.
- Vehicles: Car fire safety