Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery

City Wide Campaign Fall-2007

One of the key messages of fire safety education is that smoke alarms are designed to provide early warning of a fire, allowing sufficient time to reach safety.

In order to get this critical message to the public that a working smoke alarm will increase your chances of surviving a fire by fifty percent , the Fire Safety Education Unit of the Fire Department New York conducts a “Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery” education outreach each Spring and Fall, taking advantage of the well-publicized Daylight Saving Time.

This Fall, teams of Fire Safety Educators will be strategically assigned throughout the five boroughs, the week prior to the end of Daylight Saving Time, Saturday November 4, 2007, distributing fresh replacement 9 volt batteries for smoke alarms.

The batteries, which have been donated from the FDNY Foundation and Energizer will be distributed in high-risk fire neighborhoods, based on past and most recent fire injuries and fatalities incidents.

Below please find the dates, times and locations the FDNY will be distributing fresh batteries, including safety literature on smoke and carbon monoxide alarm maintenance.

Tuesday, October 30, 2007
Hours: 4pm - 6pm

Borough of Queens

Jamaica Centre Parsons/Archer Train Station
CB # 12

Ridgewood Mémorial Triangle- Myrtle Avenue and Cypress Avenue
CB # 5

Corner of Ditmas Blvd and 31st Street
CB # 1


Anonymous said...

Good advice.

Anonymous said...

Does this batteries program replace the closed firehouses?

georgetheatheist said...

Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery, and Change Your Underwear.