Measures to be taken to avoid fire and in event of a fire, Biology

(a)   Bedroom :

 

                 ·          Do not place room heaters near any inflammable materials.

                 ·          Do not use heaters to dry clothing.

                 ·          Do not smoke in bed.

                 ·          Do not use extension cords with heaters.

                 ·          Do not leave heaters unattended or go to sleep while they are on.

                 ·          Unplug heaters after they are turned off.

(b)   Living room :

                 ·          Do not run electrical cables over nails or under rugs.

                 ·          Ashtrays should not be placed on chair or sofa arms.

                 ·          Electrical cords should not be stapled directly on the walls.

                 ·          Any burning cigarettes must not be left in the ashtrays.

(c)    Kitchen :

                 ·          We should not cook anything wearing sleeves that may hang near the burners.

                 ·          We should not leave anything unattended on the stove when the burners are on. Taking a spoon or something else with us while needed to leave the kitchen is a good practice to work as a reminder.

                 ·          We should never use the oven to heat our home.

                 ·          We should not allow any crumbs of breads to build up on the toaster and it should be cleaned regularly.

                 ·          We should avoid building up of grease on our stove.

                 ·          Overloading of electrical outlet while using electrical appliances should be avoided.

                 ·          We should let curtains, if any, hanging in the kitchen.

                 ·          All the electrical outlets should be switched off and the kitchen should to check thoroughly before going to the bed.

(d)   Whole house :

                 ·          If possible, smoke detectors should be installed on each floor.

                 ·          Escape routes should be decided in advanced in case of a fire.

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