A home safety evaluation is a thorough assessment of potential hazards in and around your home. Potential hazards include anything that could cause personal injury, lead to a fire or flooding in your home, or jeopardize your safety by making it easy for an intruder to enter your home.
Also called a home safety audit, a security evaluation is a great tool to discover what concrete steps you need to take so that your home is as safe as possible for everyone in your family, in any situation that arises.
You can undertake a home safety audit on your own by identifying common household hazards and checking in on them regularly. Here’s how to get started.