Toolbox Safety Talk- Week of October 11

This week’s Vermont Local Roads Toolbox Safety Talk examines smoke alarm
safety tips and overall fire causes. Toolbox Safety Talk- Week of October 12  It’s a good time of the year to change the batteries in all the smoke alarms in your home and at work. You should also test each smoke alarm once a month to make sure they functioning properly. 

Below is a video from the National Fire Prevention Association that describes the different types of smoke alarms, where they should be located and testing.

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The Vermont Local Roads Program at Saint Michael’s College is part of the Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP), a nationwide effort financed jointly by the Federal Highway Administration and individual State Departments of Transportation. Its purpose is to provide road and bridge know-how to municipal people involved with highways. There are LTAP Centers in 50 states and Puerto Rico and six Native American locations. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations presented on this page are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of FHWA, VAOT or Saint Michael’s College. All references to proprietary items in this publication are not endorsements of any company or products. Sponsored by the Vermont Agency of Transportation, the Vermont Local Roads Program provides information, training and technical assistance to cities, towns and villages in Vermont. This is done by newsletters, seminars and workshops, distribution of publications and by response to requests.
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