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This section looks at how to keep your home safe. It covers fire, gas and electricity safety, and includes advice on preventing accidents and what to do in an emergency. It also looks at crime prevention and how to keep your home secure.
What you can do to minimise the risk of fire in your home. It looks at your landlord's responsibilities and what you can do if you think your home isn't safe.
How you can improve gas safety in your home and minimise risks of carbon monoxide poisoning. Check your landlord's responsibilities and what you can do if they aren't doing what they should.
Ways you can reduce the risk of electrical shocks and fires in your home. Also includes your responsibilities if you're a home owner or a tenant, and explains what your landlord has to do.
This page contains information on keeping your home secure and explains what to do if your accommodation is broken into.
This page looks at what you can do if you have asbestos in your home. Unless it is damaged or worn, your best course of action is often to leave it alone.
See how you can test radon levels in your home and what you can do to reduce them. Radon is a naturally occurring, radioactive gas, however, if it exceeds a certain level, it can be dangerous.