Health@Home: High-Performance Housing Rehabilitation Guidelines

6. Keep It Safe


Falls, poisonings, fires, and burns are the most common causes of home injuries and deaths. Children and older adults are at higher risk.

Applicable Standards

  • Carbon Monoxide Alarms
  • Smoke Alarms
  • Provide Adequate Lighting and Controls
  • Reduce Trip and Fall Hazards
  • Universal Design and Visibility

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