Community Tool Kits

NFPA has created several tool kits to help public safety educators conduct successful community education campaigns.

Keeping Your Community Safe with Home Fire Escape Planning
NFPA’s tool kit on  home fire escape planning includes everything you’ll need to help residents in your community make and practice a home fire escape plan. Fire can spread quickly throughout a home, leaving as little as two minutes to escape safely once the smoke alarm sounds. Making a home fire escape plan and practicing a home fire escape drill are important elements of home fire safety.  
Keep Your COmmunity Safe and SoundKeeping Your Community Safe and Sound  
NFPA’s tool kit on smoke alarms includes everything you’ll need to motivate residents to install and maintain smoke alarms in the home. Smoke alarms that are properly installed and maintained cut the chances of dying in a reported fire in half. Working smoke alarms are a proven technology to provide early warning to give residents time to escape.  
Keep Your Community Safe with Home Fire Sprinklers
NFPA's tool kit on home fire sprinklers includes everything you'll need to educated the public about their tremendous overall value. There's no doubt that residential fire sprinklers represent the next generation in home fire safety. More widespread installation of home fire sprinklers will play the lead role in further protecting the public from fire in the years to come. 

      Keeping Your Community Safe and Energized
NFPA's tool kit on electrical safety includes everything you'll need to teach the residents of your community about electrical safety in the home. Electrical failure or malfunction was involved in an estimated annual average of 47,820 reported home structure fires in 2007-2011.
 
Keeping Your Community Cooking Safely
NFPA's tool kit on cooking safety includes everything you need to help you launch a cooking safely campaign in your community. People in the United States are most likely to experience a fire in their home than anywhere else. Cooking is the leading cause of home fires. Two out of five home fires begins in the kitchen - more than any other place in the home.

Keeping Your Community Safe and Warm
NFPA’s tool kit on heating equipment safety includes everything you’ll need to teach the residents of your community how to heat their homes safely. Heating equipment is one of the leading causes of home fires during the winter months.  

       

 

 

Preparing Your Community For a Disaster
NFPA's Get Ready tool kit includes everything you'll need to teach the residents of your community what to do before, during, and after a disaster, including a detailed lesson plan along with training tips, evaluation ideas, a PowerPoint presentation to use during your trainings, as well as handouts, including disaster preparation tips for special audiences.

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