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Fire Tips for Working at Home

Stay Safe and Be Prepared

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Print these tips and remember that in order for them to be effective, you should review them each month to prevent any fire hazards from occurring.
  • Do you have a fire escape plan?
  • Is the plan practiced regularly?
  • Do you have a meeting place that others can find your or where your family will gather in case of fire?
  • Do you complete regular backups of your data and store those backups offsite?
  • Do you have a fire proof filing cabinet or safe for documents and software disks?
  • Do you have two ways out of all areas?
  • Do you know how to "stop, drop and roll" if your clothes catch fire?
  • Do you know that you should crawl low under smoke to safety in the event of fire and dense smoke?
  • Do you check regularly for fire hazards?
  • Does your home have at least one smoke alarm on every level?
  • Are the smoke alarms tested regularly in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations?
  • Do you have an adequate multi-purpose fire extinguisher available?
  • Do you know how to use it properly?

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