11 Things You Can Do
To Improve Your Family’s Safety:
1 - When
you reset your clocks each spring and fall, remember to also replace
the batteries in your smoke and CO detectors.
Create and practice a home escape plan. Make sure to go over escape
routes and a safe place to meet outside the home.
3 - Buckle up! Use properly installed and
approved child safety seats (read
more from NHTSA). If you need help installing your child
safety seat please stop by station
1 and ask for assistance.
Keep a fire extinguisher in the kitchen and garage areas of the home.
Check them once a year to insure they are charged and ready
5 - Maintain a defensible
space around your home. Stack firewood at least 30 feet away from
6 - Keep the Placer County Poison Control
phone number posted near all phones in the house – 1-800-876-4766
7 - Keep all chemicals/medications out of
reach of children.
Always wear a helmet when riding a bike.
10 - Mow lawns, fields and clear brush in
the early morning hours during fire season.
Always have life vests available for every passenger on your
watercraft. California Law requires their use for all children under
the age of 11 on watercraft
under 26 feet in length. More information here.