Safety Pages

  1. Barbecue Safety

    Find out how to safely barbecue.

  2. Burning Brush Piles

    The burning of yard waste and/or brush falls under specific restrictions set by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

  3. Candle Safety

    With the ever increasing use of candles in and around the home either for interior decoration or aromatherapy, it is extremely important to use proper precautionary measures when using them.

  4. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

    Approximately 500 Americans die annually from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning and approximately 5,000 are treated for exposure at area hospitals.

  5. Christmas Tree Safety Tips

    Christmas trees are enjoyed in many homes as the traditional centerpiece of the holiday celebration. However, both real and artificial trees pose an increased risk of fire.

  6. Clothes Dryer Safety

    Fires can occur when lint builds up in the dryer or in the exhaust duct. Lint can block the flow of air, cause excessive heat build-up, and result in a fire in some dryers. Find out how to prevent fires.

  7. Cold Weather Safety

    Find tips to stay safe in cold weather.

  8. Fire Extinguisher Safety

    Find out how to properly use and maintain a fire extinguisher.

  9. Fireplace & Space Heater Safety

    Read through tips from the Fire Department on fire place and space heater safety.

  10. Halloween Safety Tips

    Find tips on trick or treating, costumes, motorists and parents.

  11. Ladder Safety

    Falls are by far the leading cause of home injury fatalities. The safest way to climb indoors and out is to use a safe and sturdy ladder.

  12. Swimming Pool Safety

    Find out how to be safe when at a pool or spa.