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The 12 Days of Christmas Safety

THE 2 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS SAFETY! C PRO TIP Turn off the electricity to the supply Make sure your outdoor lights are meant for outdoor use. Follow labeling for number of light sets which can be connected end-to-end. Discard any string of lights with frayed cords, cracked lamp holders or loose outlet before working on outdoor wiring. connections. Clean your chimney. Dirty chimneys can cause chimney fires. 3 Use safe ladder practices when hanging lights. Be careful when getting decorations out of a low attic. Watch for exposed nails, wires, low-hanging rafters or cross-beams. In addition, openings between truss chords can present a fall hazard. Turn off all indoor and outdoor lights before you go to bed. Place candles on steady, non-flammable surfaces and away from curtains and other flammable items. Keep them out of reach of children and pets. Blow candles out when you leave the room. 5. 6. O PRO TIP Install working smoke alarms on every level of your home and outside each sleeping area. Always have a working fire extinguisher in the house and keep it easily accessible. With so much holiday cheer, 0/0 don't get distracted and leave cooking food unattended. 00 PRO TIP Before setting up the tree inside, trim two inches off the stem diagonally so it can absorb water. Add water each day to ensure the tree is well watered. Always turn Christmas Keep trees away from heat sources lights out before leaving home or going to sleep. like radiators Do not overload and fireplaces. electrical circuits 11 9. or extension cords. 10 PRO TIP Don't shoot your eye out! PRO TIP Purchase lights that have a label from a recognized testing laboratory, and follow instructions on cord labels regarding connecting lights strings and extension cords. 12 SANTA'S TIP Keep sidewalks & steps shoveled and de-iced to prevent slips and falls. Don't drink and drive. Santa would call a cab! According to the NFPA, U.S. fire departments respond to an average of 230 home fires that start with 0000 000 Christmas trees each year. Electrical failures or malfunctions are a factor in 1/3 of all Christmas tree fires. A little safety can go a long way for keeping the HAPPY in your HOLIDAYS! CREATIVE safety supply 1-866-777-1360 Creative Safety Supply is committed to being your safety and labeling experts. We provide a wide range of industrial safety products to increase visual awareness, safety and Lean practices. Call Today! ©2014 Creative Safety Supply

The 12 Days of Christmas Safety

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We’re all in a festive mood this time of year, so don’t let some safety mishaps ruin your Holiday Season! From Christmas trees and lights, to candles, ladders and holiday cheer, there are safety ...


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