Safety and the 9 Healthy Living Practices



When designing, upgrading or maintaining a house, immediate, life-threatening dangers are given the highest priority. We consider the following safety issues:

  • Electrocution
  • Gas explosion and asphyxiation
  • Injury from fire
  • Structural collapse

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The Housing for Health methodology is based on Safety and the 9 Healthy Living Practices. These Practices link your health and the place where you live, anywhere in the world. The Healthy Living Practices are prioritized on the basis of existing public health knowledge and their likely impact on health.