Home Security Checklist Form. This is a Missouri form and can be use in 31st Circuit (Greene County) Local Circuit Courts.
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Greene County Sheriff’s Department Home Security Checklist How would you like to go on a tour of your own home- a tour unlike any other you may have taken and one that may present your familiar surroundings in a new and important light ? Well now’s the time. The tour outlined here has just one purpose: to help you look at each major room of your home and learn how to make it as safe as possible for every member of your family. G G G G Entries Deadbolt locks and heavy duty strike plates. A peephole or an intercom system to allow you to monitor who is at the door. Outdoor security lighting that is timer or motion detector controlled. Shatterproof glazing in windowed doors. G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G Living, Dining and Family Rooms Extension cords placed safely away from areas where they could be stepped on or tripped over. Outlet surge protectors for sensitive audio, video, and computer equipment. Windows free of furniture and fitted with warning labels, on their screens, if small children are present. Programmable timers to turn lamps on and off while you’re away. Window treatment free of dangling cords, if small children are present. Safety caps placed on any unused electrical outlets. Kitchen Adequate task and general lighting. Safe storage for knives, foodprocessor blades and other sharp tools. Scatter rugs that have nonslip backings or that are attached with pads or double-faced tape. G G G Kitchen Cont’d Childproof safety latches on cabinets that contain cleaning materials. Electrical outlets that are fitted with ground-fault circuit interrupters. Individual gas connectors that are located where they can’t be kicked or bent. Short, heavy-duty extension cords for appliances. A smoke detector. A fire extinguisher. A range hood or vent kept free of buildup grease. Storage for cloth items (such as hot pads and dish towels) and paper items (such as grocery sacks and paper towels) well away from the range. Radios, televisions, and small electric appliances located safely away from the sink. A list of emergency numbers located prominently near the phone. G Laundry Room A smoke detector. A fire extinguisher. A carbon-monoxide detector (for a gas dryer). Regularly cleaned dryer venting. G G G Furnace Room A smoke detector A carbon-monoxide detector. A fire Extinguisher G G G American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkflow.com G G G G G G G G G G G G G Baths An up-to-date first-aid kit. Anti-scald shower and tub water controls. Grab bars within easy reach in each tub and shower stall. Permanently recessed soap dishes to minimize the chance of injury in a fall. Shatter-resistant faucet parts with no sharp edges. A shower-stall light in a vapor proof enclosure, with the switch located at least 6 feet away from the shower stall. Shower and tub doors made of impact-resistant safety glass Slip-resistant flooring material. Scatter rugs that are securely anchored with pads or double-faced tape. Slip-resistant strips or mats on the floor, where water is likely to spill, and in the shower and tub. A night light. Childproof safety latches on cabinets containing potentially dangerous materials. An electrical outlet and fitted with a ground-fault circuit interrupter. G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G Bedrooms A list of emergency numbers posted near any telephones. An intercom that lets you monitor who’s at entry doors, check on a sleeping child or alert the household in an emergency (in the master bedroom). G Bedrooms Cont’d The control center for your home security system. A master console that controls all yard and home security lighting. A smoke detector. A flashlight. A night light. Safety ladders (for bedrooms above ground floor). Windows free of furniture and fitted with warning labels on their screens, if small children are present. Garage A smoke detector. A fire extinguisher. Adequate security locks on the door and the entry door from your home. A well-maintained automatic door opener with properly set sensitivity control. Outdoor security lighting that is timer or motion- detector controlled. Workshop A smoke detector. A fire extinguisher. A first-aid kit. Well-maintained tools and equipment. Electrical outlets equipped with ground-fault circuit interrupters. A telephone for summoning emergency help. If you have any question on how to keep your Home and Neighborhood safe please call the Greene County Sheriff’s Department at 417-868-4040. American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkflow.com