Smokefree Homes & Cars
I pledge to protect the lungs of my family and pets by taking a promise not to smoke in my home and car (if car owner).
Sign the Smokefree Homes & Cars promise!
Smoking harms both you and the ones you love. Quitting smoking will benefit you plus help you protect the people and pets in your life.
Dangers of second hand smoke
The main way smoking hurts non-smokers is through secondhand smoke. Secondhand smoke is the combination of smoke that comes from a cigarette and smoke breathed out by a smoker. When a non-smoker is around someone smoking, they breathe in secondhand smoke.
Steps You Can Take to Protect Your Loved Ones
The best choice you can make is to protect your family from secondhand smoke is to quit smoking. We know this is a tough decision which is why we have a FREE Stop Smoking Service in Hounslow to help you along the way.
In the meantime here are some simple steps that you can make to protect your loved ones and pets from secondhand smoke:
- Make your home and car smoke free
- Never smoke in the presence of a child or pets
- Remove all ashtrays and lighters from the house
- Sign to the pledge above and make a promise that you will not smoke in the house or the car
- Have a rule that no one can smoke in your house or the car
Smoking and the fire risks
Smoking in the home significantly increases the risk of a fire in the home. The London Fire Brigade in Hounslow offer a range of services to help you and your family remain safer in your home, including FREE fire safety checks.
Call free from a landline on 08000 28 44 28 or email NWCFSHFSV@london-fire.gov.uk to discuss your needs.