By Cara Murez
THURSDAY, Nov. 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) — When you set your clocks back on Sunday, do some simple at-home safety checks that could save your life.
Check your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide (CO) detectors to be sure they’re working. This is also a good time to replace their batteries.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recommends replacing batteries once a year unless devices have sealed 10-year batteries. The smoke alarm itself should be replaced every 10 years.
The CPSC recommends installing smoke alarms on every level of the home, inside each bedroom and outside sleeping areas. Carbon monoxide…