ERIC Number: ED151103
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
Teach Children Fire Will Burn.
Children's Bureau (DHEW), Washington, DC.
This handbook, addressed to parents and others responsible for the safety of children, presents information on fire hazards, prevention and protection. Emphasizing an early start to fire safety training, it outlines the basic facts of fire safety education, listing the most frequent causes of fire and suggesting the organization of a Family Fire Control team for the home. Guidelines for establishing a family fire safety code are suggested. Topics covered in the pamphlet include smoking, leaving children unsupervised, clothing flammability, home furnaces and small heaters, fireplaces, kitchen hazards, home appliances and power equipment safety rules. The dangers of various fuels and of electricity are described. A section is devoted to controlling outdoor fires, and a section on fire fighting includes a model home exit drill. (BF)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Children's Bureau (DHEW), Washington, DC.