As it cools down, and home heating appliances are fired up, check for safety

by FSTI | September 25, 2015 5:58 am

By Faith Berry

As the summer comes to an end and we prepare to enjoy more indoor activities, it is important to make sure that home heating appliances are operated properly. NFPA has a wonderful safety tip sheet about heating safety. It references standards NFPA 97 and NFPA 211, with information about how to safely install and use home heating appliances. It is so nice to curl up by the fireplace or wood stove with a cup of cocoa, blanket and your pet close by, and even nicer to know that you are safe while doing so.

Some tips to consider are:

Remember most heating fires occur during the winter months. Be warm and safe this autumn and winter as we embrace a Year of Living Less Dangerously From Wildfire.

Source:: NFPA – Safety Information[1]

Endnotes:
  1. NFPA – Safety Information: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/nfpapubliceducation/~3/gHhJ0B5CyAI/as-it-cools-down-and-home-heating-appliances-are-fired-up-check-for-safety.html

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