STRIKE OUT HAZARDS FROM YOUR HOME
A home is a place where people want to feel safe and warm at all times,
so it is never too much to emphasize on your own home safety.
However, many of the potential risks and safety hazards at home
are likely to beignored. These risks may lead to a huge
disaster, and cause irreparabledamage to property, and even loss of life.
In this guide, RSA will help you on identifying typical risks in a
common home. And you can follow the suggestions we provide to reduce,
or even prevent the occurrence of, these potential risks.
Fire is one of the leading cause of home injuries and property
damages/loss. Due to the lack of equipped fire facilities, house
fire would engulf all property and lives in the event of fire.
According to the statistics of the Ministry of Public Security of the
P. R. China, in 2012, although home fires have only represented
33% of the total fires, but it has accounted nearly 70% of the
total number of deaths caused by fires. In China, the fire is
usually due to aging wires and other electrical issues. Meanwhile,
smoking, candles and cooking are also the leading causes of home fires.
Loss Prevention Guide – Private House and Appartment
火灾是造成家庭人员伤亡和财产损失的首要原因之一。因为很少配备消防设施，一旦发生火灾，大火往往会吞噬房屋中的一切财产和生命。据中国公安部统计，在 2012 年，尽管只占火灾总数的 33%，但家庭火灾所造成的死亡人数却占到了 70%左右。在中国，火灾通常是由于电线老化和其他电气原因所造成的。同时，吸烟、蜡烛和烹饪也是家庭火灾的重要诱因。
Kitchen fire prevention
Never leave the kitchen when using the range for cooking.
Clean regularly residual grease and other food debris left from cooking.
Children should be supervised at all times while in the kitchen.
Ensure there is an easily accessible fire extinguisher in the kitchen at
Never use aluminum foil to cover food when using microwave ovens.
Check the natural gas/LP gas system at home. You would look for loose
fittings, leaking valves
and debris or improperly stored flammable materials in areas near these appliances.
检查家中的天然气 / 液化气系统。检查连接件是否松动、阀门是不是泄漏，是否有杂物或存放不合
Bedroom fire prevention
Keep matches, lighters and candles out of reach and out of sight of children.
Remember, never smoke on bed and couch or sofa.