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Consumers will turn their clocks back one hour when Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, November 3, 2019, at 2:00 a.m. As you set the new time, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reminds you that now is the perfect time to check and change the batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms.
“Early warning is crucial to getting out of a house fire alive and for surviving CO poisoning,” said CPSC Acting Chairman Robert Adler. “I encourage everyone to (…)
Spring officially arrives next week! This Sunday, March 12, at 2 a.m. Daylight Saving Time begins. It’s time to spring forward and turn your clocks ahead one hour. It’s also a great time to spring into action and change the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.
CPSC estimates more than 300,000 residential fires each year, leading to 2,100 deaths, 12,000 injuries, and $6 billion in property loss. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), roughly 3 out of (…)Read More Mar 10
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Spring is right around the corner, so you know what that means – spring forward when changing the time on your clocks. Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday, March 13. This weekend is also a good time to take steps to make sure your household is prepared for emergencies. In addition to turning the time on your clocks one hour ahead, CPSC is urging consumers to change the batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms.
“A few minutes spent preparing (…)Read More Mar 10