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Popular Mechanics home safety handbook : practical tips for safe living, Nancy J. Becker

Label
Popular Mechanics home safety handbook : practical tips for safe living
Title
Popular Mechanics home safety handbook
Title remainder
practical tips for safe living
Statement of responsibility
Nancy J. Becker
Title variation
Home safety handbook
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Popular Mechanics presents an all-color, essential guide to protecting home, hearth, and family. With accessible information on childproofing, environmental contaminants (such as radon), and securing the house from intruders, it could be the most important book on your shelf
Cataloging source
DLC
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1956-
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Becker, Nancy J.
Dewey number
643/.028/9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TX150
LC item number
.B43 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Home accidents
  • Home accidents
Label
Popular Mechanics home safety handbook : practical tips for safe living, Nancy J. Becker
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Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- 1. Safeguarding infants and children: Introduction ; Crib safety ; Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) ; Structural dangers in the homes ; Drowning hazards ; Tap water scalds ; In the kitchen ; Hazardous objects ; Environmental influences -- 2. Fire prevention: Fire safety facts ; How fires start and how to prevent them ; Fire detection and prevention devices ; In the event of fire -- 3. Electricity and heating: Electricity basics ; Ground fault circuit interrupters ; Heating systems -- 4. Environmental emergencies: Preparing for an environmental emergency ; Turning utilities on and off ; Emergency backup ; Natural disasters ; Contaminants in the environment ; Insurance issues ; Contractor/repair fraud -- 5. Crime prevention: Protecting your home ; Security-conscious habits ; Precautions ; Identity theft ; Personal safety -- 6. Plumbing: Turning off water ; Emergency repairs ; Water heaters ; Clearing drains -- 7. Accessible and safe living: In the kitchen ; Making bathrooms safer ; Front door ; Stairs and hallways ; Ramps ; Preventing falls ; Pharmaceutical safety ; Older drivers -- 8. Roofing: Inspection ; Gutters ; Preventing storm damage ; Leaks ; Ceiling damage ; Ladder safety
Extent
1 online resource (160 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035886992
Label
Popular Mechanics home safety handbook : practical tips for safe living, Nancy J. Becker
Link
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- 1. Safeguarding infants and children: Introduction ; Crib safety ; Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) ; Structural dangers in the homes ; Drowning hazards ; Tap water scalds ; In the kitchen ; Hazardous objects ; Environmental influences -- 2. Fire prevention: Fire safety facts ; How fires start and how to prevent them ; Fire detection and prevention devices ; In the event of fire -- 3. Electricity and heating: Electricity basics ; Ground fault circuit interrupters ; Heating systems -- 4. Environmental emergencies: Preparing for an environmental emergency ; Turning utilities on and off ; Emergency backup ; Natural disasters ; Contaminants in the environment ; Insurance issues ; Contractor/repair fraud -- 5. Crime prevention: Protecting your home ; Security-conscious habits ; Precautions ; Identity theft ; Personal safety -- 6. Plumbing: Turning off water ; Emergency repairs ; Water heaters ; Clearing drains -- 7. Accessible and safe living: In the kitchen ; Making bathrooms safer ; Front door ; Stairs and hallways ; Ramps ; Preventing falls ; Pharmaceutical safety ; Older drivers -- 8. Roofing: Inspection ; Gutters ; Preventing storm damage ; Leaks ; Ceiling damage ; Ladder safety
Extent
1 online resource (160 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035886992

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