Home » Get ready to spring forward Get ready to spring forward March 8, 2012 No Comments Reprints Daylight-saving time begins March 11 at 2:00 a.m. In addition to setting your clocks forward one hour, use this time to check the batteries in your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors and change them if necessary. Related Articles As Minnesota businesses get ready to reopen, state issues instructions for mandatory preparedness plans Ready to network? Get expert guidance or meet up with colleagues virtually Get ready to vote: New Product Showcase Awards Post a comment to this article Safety+Health welcomes comments that promote respectful dialogue. Please stay on topic. Comments that contain personal attacks, profanity or abusive language – or those aggressively promoting products or services – will be removed. We reserve the right to determine which comments violate our comment policy. (Anonymous comments are welcome; merely skip the “name” field in the comment box. An email address is required but will not be included with your comment.) Name Email (will not be displayed)* Title Comment* Please Enter Your Comment Report Abusive Comment Thank you for helping us to improve our forums. Is this comment offensive? Please tell us why.