Health Tips for Your Home

Printable version (PDF, 1.5 MB) of the entire booklet. P-44970

Food Handling and Housekeeping (PDF, 195 KB)
  • Food Safety
  • Housekeeping
  • Dust Allergies
  • Pest Control
Poison Prevention (PDF, 266 KB)
  • Handling and Storing Toxic Chemicals and Drugs
  • Living in a Home with Lead-Based Paint
  • Mercury in Your Home
  • Hazardous Household Waste
Air Quality (PDF, 184 KB)
  • Mold and Mildew
  • Chemicals
  • Radon
  • Asbestos
  • Asthma
Injury Prevention (PDF, 216 KB)
  • Slips, Trips and Falls
  • Suffocation, Strangling and Choking
  • Water Safety
  • Firearm Safety
Drinking Water (PDF, 115 KB)
  • Know Your Water Supply
  • Water Quality Testing
  • Common Water Supply Problems
Fire and Electrical Safety (PDF, 258 KB)
  • Fire and Burn Prevention
  • Electrical Safety
  • Lightning
  • Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters
Crime Prevention (PDF, 255 KB)
  • Home Security
  • Personal Protection


Other Resources and Links:
"Susie and Jerome Learn About a Healthy Home"--written by Connecticut Department of Public Health and the University of Connecticut's Healthy Environments for Children Initiative

Last Revised: December 3, 2014