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Updated Smoke Alarm Installation Guide offers how-to for improving safety

Blog Post created by lisabraxton Employee on Jun 2, 2014

 

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A smoke alarm installation program in your community can make a measurable difference in reducing deaths and injuries from fire. The updated “[Planning and Implementing a Successful Smoke Alarm Installation Program | http://www.nfpa.org/smokealarms]” is a comprehensive guide including everything you’ll need to get started, from tips on how to select volunteers, to pointers on soliciting donations and publicizing your program.


You’ll get advice from the experts: safety advocates from across the country who’ve conducted their own successful smoke alarm installation programs in all kinds of communities, from urban areas, to rural hamlets, to sprawling suburbs.


 

NFPA's smoke alarm page includes a number of resources in addition to the smoke alarm guide: smoke alarm tips sheets , videos , statistical information , and Sparky’s Schoolhouse resources for teachers and families.


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