This category contains sites related to maintaining a safe and secure environment within the home. This category does not include sites which sell goods and services online (Shopping: Home and Garden), sites for businesses that design or manufacture products (Business: Construction and Maintenance), or sites offering advice for purchasing decisions (Home: Consumer Information).
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Carbon Monoxide Headquarters
Articles provide information about carbon monoxide deaths, poisoning, treatments, and research.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Home and Recreational Safety
Guide to making homes safer for older adults and eliminating hazards throughout the house to prevent falls.
Consumer Information Center: Indoor Air Hazards
Information on identifying indoor air quality problems and their sources including biological pollutants, combustion products, radon, lead dust, and unhealthy remodeling by-products.
Consumer Product Safety Commission (U.S.)
Articles, alerts, and guides for a wide range of home safety issues including backyard pools, electrical hazards, biological pollutants, and window coverings.
Creative Practices in Home Safety Assessment and Modification Study
Study on creative home safety practices for reducing falls and fall-related injuries in older adults.
Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)
Website that discusses CPTED issues, with a focus on home improvement methods and checklists.
Information on "Safe Room" design and construction from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles: Consumer Education
Mobile and manufactured home safety tips for hurricane season.
My Safe Home
Information on detecting and fixing safety risks throughout the home.
National Crime Prevention Council
Articles on personal safety, securing a home and property, and safeguarding a family.
National Fire Protection Association: Public Education
Information and statistics on fire and related hazards, including causes, prevention, preparedness, and equipment.
National Hurricane Center (U.S.)
Advice on developing a family plan, creating a disaster supply kit, having a place to go, and securing a home.
Safe Kids Worldwide
Home safety tips and advice on a wide range of topics including carbon monoxide, furniture, guns, and fire.
Selecting Household Safety Equipment
Includes general guidelines, preventive measures, and equipment for reducing the risk of exposure to hazardous household products.
Information on symptoms, sources, prevention, detection, and treatment of carbon monoxide poisoning.
This Old House: Installing a Lockset
Illustrations, photographs, and step-by-step instructions for installing a lockset.
UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences: Home Safety
Advice on creating a safer home environment including bathroom, bedroom, kitchen, and stairway safety tips.
USA.gov: Home Safety
Information on indoor air pollution, home fire safety, mold, radon, and lead.
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