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  1. Preparedness Essentials: Equip your home with functioning smoke alarms, carbon monoxide detectors, fire extinguishers, and a comprehensive first-aid kit.
  2. Tree Safety: Choose fresh or flame-resistant trees and decorate with safe, non-flammable ornaments.
  3. Lighting Wisdom: Use CSA-approved, damage-free holiday lights.
  4. Fire Escape Plan: Have a well-practiced escape route for emergencies.
  5. Fireplace Caution: Regularly inspect and safely operate your fireplace.
  6. Winter Readiness: Prepare emergency kits for home and vehicle.
  7. Safe Cord Use: Use undamaged, CSA-approved extension cords and power strips.
  8. Child and Pet Protection: Keep harmful items out of reach.
  9. Battery Safety: Carefully use and dispose of lithium-ion batteries.
  10. Travel Preparedness: Plan for safe winter journeys.
  11. Kitchen Vigilance: Adopt safe cooking practices to prevent kitchen fires.
  12. Candle Caution: Opt for battery-operated candles and exercise care with lit candles.
  13. First Aid Focus: Keep a well-stocked first aid kit and familiarize yourself with basic treatment for common injuries like burns and cuts.
  14. Protective Workwear: Wear appropriate protective gear such as gloves, non-slip shoes, and eye protection for holiday-related activities.