Do you know how to safely use a ladder, a lawn mower or a snowblower? These simple tasks can become hazardous without the right precautions.

You’ll also learn what happens when you get an electric shock, where to place smoke detectors and many more important facts that will make your home a safer place!

In this project, you’ll:

  • Gain an understanding of safety practices in and around the home
  • Learn how to identify and prevent potential hazards
  • Learn how and when to use safety equipment or the buddy system
  • Gain an appreciation of safety and learn how to react in an emergency

Reference Manual

Record Book


4-H Project Disclaimer 

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