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How to Make Your Home Healthy and Safe

Build a Safe Home Playground

Make Your Home a Safe Haven for Kids

Avoid Grill Fires, Explosions and CO Poisoning

Don't Let a Burglar Ruin Your Vacation

Is Your Tap Water Safe?

Are Your Cleaning Products Making Your Family Ill?

Localities Crack Down on Homeowners Alarm Calls

Radon Sends Ripples through Water Systems

Are you a Hazardous Waste Case?


Pop Quiz

True or False:

1. Lead-in-paint is mostly found in newer homes built after 1978.
True False

2. Leaded paint is more hazardous when it starts chipping or deteriorating, or when disturbed during sanding or remodeling.
True False

3. Removing or covering lead-based paint improperly can actually increase the danger to your family.
True False

4. The homeowner or do-it-yourselfer can usually do lead removal.
True False

5. Some common choking hazards to children include small toys or removable toy parts, pins, buttons, coins and batteries.
True False

6. Hot water in the kitchen and bath can scald children accidentally.
True False

7. The best safety precaution in the kitchen and bath is never to leave the child alone.
True False

8. Water heater temperature should be set at 120 degrees or less to prevent scalding.
True False

9. Window screens can prevent children from falling.
True False

10. Safety gates can prevent children from falling or climbing on stairs.
True False

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