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CHILDREN of Fire offer these tips on how to ensure safety in your home, especially during winter:
l Do not leave your child alone;
l Turn off all heating devices when you go to bed;
l Buy a fire extinguisher for your home and get it serviced properly every year;
l Turn pot handles away from the edge of stoves and ensure children cannot reach the kettle cord;
lIf you use a gas stove get it serviced once a year;
l Do not use an electric hot plate as a heater;
l Do not take a brazier (imbawula) inside a shack;
l Do not use candles directly stuck on a table top;
lTeach children to give their address and how to phone for help;
l If you employ a child minder, pay for her to go on a first-aid course.