Your Home Safe Home: Smart Ways to Safeguard Your Home and Everyone in It

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Capital Books, 2009 - Health & Fitness - 195 pages
Adapted from leading consumer protection expert Nancy Harvey Steorts' popular "Safe Living in a Dangerous World" (Capital, 2003), "Your Home Safe Home" takes you on a room-by-room inspection of a house with checklists of safety tips and things to watch for. Follow the advice on these pages to guarantee the safety of everyone in your family--from the youngest to the oldest. Pass it along to a new owner, or use it to judge whether you want to buy a particular house--based on its safety. As an added bonus, "Your Home Safe Home" gives tips for safe food handling, holiday celebrations, weather protection, even disaster planning.* Includes "Home Safe Home Checklists" --a new selling tool for your home--for recording safety conditions ...or a buying condition for a new home* Covers everything fire and electric safety to holiday, senior, and child safety* Author is national spokesperson for safe products* In the current real estate market, the safety of your home can be a real selling advantage. And for those who are looking to buy, and those who have chosen to stay, home safety is imperative.

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Contents

The Importance of a Safe Home
1
How Safe Is Your Home?
11
Fire and Electrical Safety
27
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Nancy Harvey Steorts was Chairman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission during the Reagan administration. Since then, she has become an international expert on safety, a television commentator and media spokesperson, and gives workshops and seminars on safety issues to Fortune 500 corporations and national organizations. She is the author of "Safety & You" (Syracuse, 1999).

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