While others are about to get back to their offices, safety is a priority even for some of us who will continue to work from home. March is fire prevention month, and despite measures for fire safety at the office, we must also do our due diligence at home. After all, it is where most of our activities happen.
March is declared as fire prevention month by virtue of Presidential Proclamation No. 115-A issued in 1966 by Ferdinand Marcos because of the increasing incidents of fire happening around this time. It was later empowered by a similar declaration in 1989 by then President Corazon Aquino. Historically, March has recorded the highest incidences of fire averaging up to 43 deaths annually.
So, if you are still working from home or even if you just want to ensure the safety of your home altogether, let us identify a few things that can help us minimize the chances of fire. Here are a few tips:
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