Here are some of safety hacks you must follow to maintain safety in your daily life in the following life segments.
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- Keep the floors clean, uncluttered and dry.
- Store hazardous chemicals and other cleaning products locked away in specific cabinets.
- Install properly functioning fire alarm.
- Observe extreme care while working in the kitchen to prevent burns or even cause of fire.
- Keep the house properly ventilated.
- Switch of lights, fans etc. when not in use.
- Take care to keep stairs non-slippery.
- Have first aid kit at home.
- Avoid contact of poisonous materials with utensils or other edible items.
- In bathrooms have electrical fixtures away from the shower, bath tub or other watery areas.
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- Avoid running on the office floors and watch out for defective or wet floor surfaces while walking.
- File drawers and other shelves must be closed immediately after use.
- Use a screen protector for your desktop computer or laptop to reduce eye strain.
- Avoid using damaged or ungrounded power chords.
- Do not block fire sprinklers.
- Do not obstruct escape routes or fire doors.
- Stay clutter free by ensuring storage of materials in designated places.
- Watch where you walk to avoid collision at turns.
- Always use the handrails while climbing stairs.
- Sit upright in your chair and hold the chair while sitting down to avoid fall due to the chair rolling away.
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- Make sure your children are aware of the emergency numbers to call for help in case of a crisis.
- Teach your children the home address and phone number and ensure they remember it well.
- Keep hazardous materials and sharp objects out of reach of children.
- Use a gate to lock the staircase if you have toddlers at home to prevent them from falling.
- Do not let children play in the road or other busy areas and teach them about the risks in it.
- Advise your children never to trust strangers or accept gifts from anybody outside of your home.
- Never leave children unattended in the bath room or bath tub.
- Tell children how dangerous it is play with electrical equipments and switch boards.
- Teach your children not to put anything in their mouth.
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- Never keep all your sources of money at the same place. Keep your cards and money scattered.
- Don’t carry your wallet heavily loaded with money in the back pocket of your jeans.
- Carry a scanned copy of all travel documents in your mail.
- Always look back when you’re leaving a place to see if you have missed anything.
- Do not trust strangers completely. Always be wary.
- It is advisable to take travel insurance in case of unexpected injuries and illnesses.
- Don’t carry too many valuables. In case of women restrict the amount of jewelry worn to avoid attention.
- Don’t leave your things unsupervised in public places.
- Be wary of providing information at browsing centers.
- Be aware of the latest happenings in your destination.
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- Store knives and sharp objects in specified cabinets out of reach of children.
- Do not cook wearing loose flammable clothes or open hair.
- Always place the utensils properly on the stove.
- Do not leave the kitchen unattended while cooking.
- Have a fire extinguisher for the kitchen.
- Keep the kitchen adequately ventilated.
- Always wash hands before handling food stuff.
- Keep the floor dry and wipe up any spills immediately.
- Do not use damaged equipment.
- Be sure to unplug appliances after use.
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