National Home Fire Safety Week

Canada Safety Council focuses on safety in homes including the necessary awareness and education concerning fire safety.  Whether you reside in a high rise apartment building or a separate home, Canada Safety Council will offer information on holiday fire safety issues, smoke detectors, fire extinguishers, fire escape plans for your home and other fire safety advice.

Put out kitchen-fire hazards

Your kitchen is a laboratory for delicious and creative culinary experiments, but it can quickly become a danger zone because of cooking fires. Fires claim eight lives each week in Canada, according to Fire Prevention Canada. Almost three-quarters of those deaths...

Be Careful in the Kitchen

With the holiday season quickly approaching, your mouth may be watering at the thought of turkey, apple pie and mashed potatoes. The season is usually accompanied by a variety of good foods, but it’s also too often marred by tragedy in the form of kitchen fires....

Put safety on the front-burner

November 24 to 30 is National Home Fire Safety Week, and the Canada Safety Council encourages home cooks to put safety on the front-burner and prevent cooking fires. According to reports from Canadian fire commissioners, careless cooking remains the most common cause...