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Education Material for the Adults

Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detector Alarms

  • Sounding the Alarm... on Smoke Alarms  (152 Ko)
    Quizz game (eight questions and answers) testing knowledge about this theme.
  • The Smoke Alarm... an Effective Watchman!  (1,64 Mo)
    Information about the number of smoke alarms required, the location in which they should be installed, the type to purchase, the maintenance, etc.
  • Video Commercial on Smoke Alarm
    Video commercial that reminds listeners that a smoke alarm and fresh battery are like having a firefighter on guard at home 24 hours a day.
  • Radio Commercial on Smoke Alarm  (509 Ko)
    Radio commercial that reminds listeners that a smoke alarm and fresh battery are like having a firefighter on guard at home 24 hours a day.
  • Carbon Monoxide Alarm
    Information about carbon monoxide (CO) alarms, why is a CO alarm necessary, what to look for when choosing one, installing it, maintaining it and when to replace it.
  • Carbon Monoxyde Kills! Protect Yourself.
    The brochure contains comprehensive information on carbon monoxide poisoning and dangerous situations. It lists the sources of carbon monoxide and how they can lead to exposure in the home. Poisoning symptoms and after effects are described. In addition, this brochure raises public awareness of the importance of adopting safe behavior, such as getting a carbon monoxide detector.

Escape Plan

Fire and Poisoning Risks

  • Prepare for Emergencies: in Case of Fire
    Most home fires are the result of negligence or carelessness.
  • Sounding the Alarm... on Fire Prevention  (48 Ko)
    Quiz game (eight questions and answers) testing knowledge about this theme.
  • Le grand test de la prévention incendie : user's guide  (206 Ko)
    Quizz and a video about the dangers of fire at home. Produced by Punch Communications in cooperation with the city of Sherbrooke ’s Service de protection contre les incendies and the Ministère de la Sécurité publique, it also offers safety tips.
    Length: 20 minutes
To order the DVD:
Organism
Association des chefs en sécurité incendie du Québec
Phone 450 464-6413
Toll free 1 888 464-6413
E-mail  
Cost $75/DVD

Safety Precaution for Propane Barbecues

To order:
Organism Régie du bâtiment du Québec
Phone
418 644-7460
E-mail  

Safety Precaution for Wood Heating

  • Do you Have a Wood Smoke Problem?  (2,00 Mo)
    A checklist from the Government of Canadathat provides helpful tips on how to reduce the amount of smoke generated by wood stoves and fireplaces. 
  • Ethanol Fireplaces
    A few tips that will enable you to enjoy your fireplace safely.

Safety Precaution for Natural Gas

  • Natural Gas...A Safe Energy
    Questions and anwers from Gaz Métro about the importance of inspecting natural gas installations, what to do if someone feels drowsy or if a leak occurs. 
  • Natural Gas
    Safety data sheets from Gaz Métro explaining basic rules about prevention, servicing and installation of natural gas appliances.

After a Fire

  • Prepare for Emergencies: in Case of Fire
    Most home fires are the result of negligence or carelessness.

Forest Fires

  • Prepare for Emergencies: in Case of Forest Fire
    Fact sheet on preventing forest fires.
  • PareFeu (in French)
    Guide from the ministère des Ressources naturelles et de la Faune du Québec presenting a series of tips to reduce the risks related to forest fires.