American Red Cross Campaign Reaches 100,000 Smoke Alarms

It is part of a nationwide Home Fire Campaign launched last October to reduce home fires.

The American Red Cross announced Aug. 13 that the Red Cross and its partners have installed more than 100,000 smoke alarms in homes across the country during the past 10 months. It is part of a nationwide Home Fire Campaign launched last October to reduce home fires.

"These 100,000 smoke alarms will be out there protecting families every day for years to come, thanks to the dedication of local volunteers and partners going door to door to spread preparedness information in their communities," said Russ Paulsen, the executive director of community preparedness and resilience services for the Red Cross. "We can count 15 of our neighbors who are still with us today and we know there will be more lives saved. This success lays the groundwork to more than double our efforts next year.”

The campaign has installed smoke alarms in almost 2,000 cities and towns in all 50 states. According to ARC, the campaign has already helped to save 15 lives in five states. "Home fires are tragic and devastating to those who experience them," Paulsen said. "The Red Cross is committed to mobilizing volunteers and local partners to help people protect and prepare both their families and communities."

Download Center

HTML - No Current Item Deck
  • Get the Ultimate Guide to OSHA Recordkeeping

    OSHA’s Form 300A posting deadline is February 1! Are you prepared? To help answer your key recordkeeping questions, IndustrySafe put together this guide with critical compliance information.

  • Steps to Conduct a JSA

    We've put together a comprehensive step-by-step guide to help you perform a job safety analysis (JSA), which includes a pre-built, JSA checklist and template, steps of a JSA, list of potential job hazards, and an overview of hazard control hierarchy.

  • Everything You Need to Know about Incident investigations

    Need some tips for conducting an incident investigation at work after there’s been an occupational injury or illness, or maybe even a near miss? This guide presents a comprehensive overview of methods of performing incident investigations to lead you through your next steps.

  • Free Safety Management Software Demo

    IndustrySafe Safety Management Software helps organizations to improve safety by providing a comprehensive toolset of software modules to help businesses identify trouble spots; reduce claims, lost days, OSHA fines; and more.

  • Industry Safe
Bulwark CP

OH&S Digital Edition

  • OHS Magazine Digital Edition - October 2020

    October 2020

    Featuring:

    • FACILITY SECURITY
      EHS Compliance: Make it Personal
    • FOOT PROTECTION
      Choosing the Right Safety Shoe for Your Industry
    • HAND PROTECTION
      A Requirements Checklists for Work Safety Gloves
    • COVID-19 MANAGEMENT
      Contemporary Issues in HSE Management
    View This Issue