Safety Quiz

House Fire

How "Fire Safe" is your home?

Most fatal fires are home fires. Take a tour of your home and use this checklist to see how safe your household is from fire.


In the Kitchen

1. Do cooks stay in the kitchen while cooking?

YES   NO

2. Is the stovetop clean and uncluttered?

YES   NO

3. Are there oven mitts within easy reach of the stove?

YES   NO

4. Is the pan lid within easy reach?

YES   NO

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Electrical

5. Are your electrical appliances in good condition?

YES   NO

6. Are the electrical loads on outlets properly limited?

YES   NO

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General

7. If someone in your household smokes, do you have large, deep, non-tip ashtrays?

YES   NO

8. Are portable and other space heaters at least 3 feet (1 meter) from anything that can burn?

YES   NO

9. Do you have a sturdy screen on your fireplace?

YES   NO

10. Is your chimney clean?

YES   NO

11 Are matches and lighters out of sight and reach of children?

YES   NO

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Smoke Alarms and Sprinklers

12. Are working smoke alarms installed on every floor of your home?

YES   NO

13. Do all your smoke alarms work?

YES   NO

14. Are your smoke alarms clean?

YES   NO

15. Are your smoke alarms newer than 10 years?

YES   NO

16. Do you know that fire sprinklers can be installed in homes?

YES   NO

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Around the House

17. Does your household have a home escape plan?

YES   NO

18. Are there two ways out of every room?

YES   NO

19. If you have security bars on your windows, do they have quick-release devices?

YES   NO

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Workshops, Storage Areas, and Outdoors

20. Are flammable liquids stored safely?

YES   NO

21. Are fuses and circuit breakers the right size?

YES   NO

22. Are outdoor power supplies safe?

YES   NO

23. Do you have a working portable fire extinguisher?

YES   NO

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