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Safety Tip: Last Minute/Anytime Gifts Ideas

Whether it is for Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanzaa, Solstice, or a birthday, we have some safety related gift suggestions that show you care: Fire extinguishers (every house should have one in the kitchen and garage, at a minimum) Carbon monoxide detector … Continue reading

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Plan for Emergencies: Fire

The best way to plan for a potential fire emergency is to prevent it from happening in the first place.  Identify the potential sources of fire and how to control for those.  But you should also plan for the worst. … Continue reading

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Fire Extiguishers: You found ’em, now check ’em

If you followed last week’s tip and found your fire extinguishers, did you look at them? Do you know what kind of condition they are in? On a monthly basis, check that the seal is still intact, the pin is … Continue reading

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Safety Tip: Fire Safety at Home and at Work

CHESS staff volunteered at the Minnesota State Fair for Governor’s Fire Prevention Day. Remind employees to know how to exit your building in an emergency and how to use fire extinguishers. At home, everyone should have fire extinguishers and a … Continue reading

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Fire Prevention Week: October 4-10

All it takes is oxygen, heat, a fuel source and a chemical reaction and you get a fire.  I heard one story today about a house that burned down when a tree hit it during a storm.  There was plenty … Continue reading

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Fire Extinguisher Safety: Free Resources

When was the last time you had fire extinguisher training?  There are a couple of great resources on fire safety and fire extinguisher safety available for FREE on the web.  These are good to review with co-workers and with family. … Continue reading

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