Periodically do a safety check around your home to make sure that your appliances and wiring are in good shape.
Use electrical appliances with three-pronged plugs.
Unplug electrical appliances when not in use.
When using space heaters, keep them at least four feet from furniture and drapes. Do not leave these on when you go to sleep.
Replace batteries in your smoke and CO detectors once a year.
Turn off lights before replacing the bulb.
Use extension cords minimally.