Share Space Heater Safety Tips with Residents
The cold weather has arrived in many parts of the country, bringing with it the increased threat of fires due to the improper use of electric space heaters. According to the National Fire Protection Association, space heaters account for one-third (32 percent) of home-heating fires and three-fourths (73 percent) of home-heating fire deaths.
To keep your residents safe this winter, it's a good idea to share with them a few safety guidelines for using space heaters. Include these tips in your community newsletter, in a resident memo, and on common area bulletin boards.