Copy and paste these messages to your social media accounts and ask your followers to share.
Watch this short video to learn how you can prevent an electrical fire in your home this winter. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbPKVMpEA6M
Electrical failure/malfunction is a leading cause of home fires. Learn abt electrical fire safety at http://www.usfa.fema.gov/prevention/outreach/electrical.html
Electrical failure or malfunction is a leading cause of home fires year after year. Knowledge and awareness are the keys to protecting your family from these fires. Learn about electrical fire safety at http://www.usfa.fema.gov/prevention/outreach/electrical.html
Fire Prevention and Public Education Exchange
The Exchange serves as a centralized location for national, state and local fire prevention and life safety practices and public education materials that organizations may wish to share with other communities. Visit the Exchange.
Outreach materials from other organizations
The U.S. Fire Administration recommends the following organizations as trusted and reliable sources for free outreach materials you can use to help increase awareness about home electrical fires in your community.
NFPA toolkit: Keeping your community safe and energized. An online toolkit of support materials to help fire departments conduct successful electrical safety campaigns in their communities. The National Fire Protection Association helps to reduce fire loss through consensus codes and standards, research, training and education.
Consumer Product Safety Commission safety guide: electronics and electrical. Electrical safety information on ground fault circuit interrupters, arc fault circuit interrupters, household extension cords, and spotting possible safety problems with electrical products in your home before they occur. The Consumer Product Safety Commission is a U.S. federal agency that protects the public from injury or death associated with the use of consumer products.
Electrical Safety Foundation International. Electrical fire safety prevention strategies and outreach materials, including community and school presentations, instructions for testing an AFCI, and a home fire safety checklist. The Electrical Safety Foundation International is a non-profit organization dedicated exclusively to promoting electrical safety at home and in the workplace.