The Care recipient (cr) uses a fireplace or woodstove and is concerned about potential fire hazards

Try: Always use a fireplace screen to contain sparks never burn rubbish make sure anything flammable is kept a safe distance away from the fireplace never leave fires unattended especially in areas used by children or pets clean out the ashes when cool and put them in a metal container

Materials: Fireplace screen metal container

Categories: Sage, Topic, Maintenance

Information: n/a

References: Adapted from the seattle fire department fire prevention division 2007 home heating safety a factsheet on safely heating your home available at www seattle gov

Keywords: Fire safety fireplace woodstove home safety fire prevention

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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