- Inspect electrical plugs and cords for fraying and dirt.
- Unplug appliances when on vacation.
- Keep kids away from hot liquids.
- Supervise kids in the kitchen.
- Keep matches away from a toddler's reach.
- Stay away from large crowds like bars with few exits.
- Turn the water heater to 120 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Supervise kids near fireworks.
- Safely operate electric space heaters.
- Replace smoke detector batteries regularly.
- Store harmful chemicals out of toddlers' reach.
- Clean the fireplace before using.
- Don't plug too many items into electrical outlets.
- Use flashlights instead of candles during power outages.
- Inspect tree lights and decorations during the holidays.
- Water all trees.
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