Video - #12days of Christmas safety tips

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

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Our 12 days of Christmas fire safety tips

  • Day 1:  Check your Christmas tree lights conform to the British Standard.

  • Day 2:  Never place candles near your Christmas tree or furnishings and don't leave them burning unattended.

  • Day 3:  Make a fire escape plan – just in case u have an emergency during the festive period.

  • Day 4:  Decorations can burn easily - Don't attach them to lights or heater.

  • Day 5:  Always switch Christmas lights off and unplug them before you to bed.

  • Day 6:  Remember! After drinking alcohol, the risk of accidents in the kitchen is greater.

  • Day 7 tip:  Most fires start in the kitchen, so don’t leave cooking unattended.

  • Day 8 tip:  Drive safely this Christmas.

  • Day 9 tip:  If u smoke, make sure that your smoking material is extinguished before u go to bed.

  • Day 10 tip: Use Christmas as a reminder to clean your smoke alarm to remove dust.

  • Day 11 tip: Don’t overload plug sockets.

  • Day 12 tip: Check on elderly relatives and neighbours - make sure they are fire safe.

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