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The Safe House PDF

posted Feb 18, 2014, 6:45 PM by Barry Relf   [ updated Feb 21, 2014, 5:10 AM ]
The Safe Home - Ottawa Home Inspection

 
Check out this latest PDF of useful home safety information prepared by InterNACHI.
 

Here is a taste of the infomation available in this 226 page PDF:

CHILD SAFETY

12 SAFETY DEVICES TO PROTECT YOUR CHILDREN
CRIB SAFETY
FURNITURE AND TV TIP-OVER HAZARDS
ANTI-TIP BRACKETS
WINDOW FALLS
SAFETY GLASS
CHILD-PROOFING WINDOWS AND STAIRS
GARAGE DOORS AND OPENERS
TRAMPOLINE SAFETY
TREE SWINGS
TREEHOUSES

LADDERS AND STAIRWAYS

LADDER SAFETY
ATTIC PULL-DOWN LADDERS
STAIRWAYS
DECK SAFETY

SWIMMING POOL SAFETY

HOME POOLS
SWIMMING POOL BARRIERS
POOL ALARMS
POOL DRAIN HAZARDS
POOL WATER PATHOGENS
SAUNAS

HOME SECURITY

BURGLAR-RESISTANT HOMES
BUMP KEYS
THE 10 BEST PLACES TO HIDE VALUABLES IN YOUR HOME
WINDOW BARS
SAFE ROOMS (PANIC ROOMS)

FIRE SAFETY

DRYER VENT SAFETY
PILOT LIGHTS
HEARTHS AND HEARTH EXTENSIONS
HOLIDAY SAFETY
FIRESTOPS
CLOTHES CLOSET LIGHTING
BARBEQUE (BBQ) SAFETY
KEROSENE HEATERS
ATTACHED GARAGE FIRE CONTAINMENT
NON-CONFORMING BEDROOMS
WINDOW WELLS
FIRE EXTINGUISHERS
SMOKE ALARMS
FIRE SPRINKLERS
HOUSE NUMBERS

ELECTRICAL SAFETY

ALUMINUM WIRING
KNOB-AND-TUBE WIRING
UNGROUNDED ELECTRICAL RECEPTACLES
GROUND-FAULT CIRCUIT INTERRUPTERS (GFCIS)
ARC-FAULT CIRCUIT INTERRUPTERS (AFCIS)
ELECTRIC FENCES
GENERATORS

ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS

ASBESTOS
ASBESTOS CEMENT SIDING
LEAD FACTS
FORMALDEHYDE
CARBON MONOXIDE
BACKDRAFTING
FIREPLACE FUEL
VENTLESS FIREPLACES
MOLD
CENTRAL HUMIDIFIERS
BATHROOM VENTILATION
SEWER GASES
PESTICIDES
PET ALLERGENS
GREYWATER
BACKFLOW PREVENTION
CARPETED BATHROOMS
CHINESE DRYWALL
HOME HEATING OIL TANKS
UNDERGROUND FUEL STORAGE TANKS
COMPOST PILE HAZARDS
HANTAVIRUS
PLANTS AND INDOOR AIR QUALITY

MOTHER NATURE

EARTHQUAKE PREPAREDNESS
TORNADO INSPECTIONS
WIND MITIGATION
WINDBREAKS
TREE DANGERS
LIGHTNING
POISON IVY, OAK AND SUMAC
RODENTS
BED BUGS
VENOMOUS PESTS
SNOW GUARDS
DEFENSIBLE SPACE
EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

ELDERLY SAFETY

AGING IN PLACE
AGING-IN-PLACE CHECKLIST
ANTI-SCALD VALVES

 

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