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Fire and Burn Prevention Checklist!
Most burn injuries happen in the home. This checklist will help you evaluate your home environment and develop good burn safety habits.
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Burn Injuries Don't Take a Vacation
Play it safe. Enjoy your summer. Prevent burn injury.
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Safety Facts On Scald Burns
Over 500,000 scald burns occur annually in the United States. The two highest risk populations are children under the age of 5 and adults over 65.
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Using Heating Devices
The use of space heaters is growing. This increases the potential for fires and burn injuries. Small children are especially at risk for space heater-related problems.
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Celebrate a Fire-Safe Holiday
Keep accidents from marring your winter holidays. To enjoy a safe holiday season, read this brochure with as much care as you give to gift shopping and party planning.
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Travel Safe Guide - Surviving a Hotel Fire
Surviving a hotel fire really begins before you leave home. If you know how to behave in an emergency, you can greatly increase your chances of survival. Many times people panic when confronted with a fire situation and that's why they don't survive.
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Restaurant and Food Service Safety
The Food Service Industry experiences the highest number of burns of any employment sector, about 12,000 each year. Cooks, food handlers, kitchen workers, and wait staff are all listed among the top 50 occupations at risk for on-the-job burn injury.
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Adult Burn Fact Sheet
1999 Fact Sheet
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Pediatric Burn Fact Sheet
Burns to Children
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Hot Issue

 Fire and Burn Prevention, Seniors, Diane

Fire and Burn Prevention for Seniors

The Burn Foundation continues to present an exciting prevention program for senior adults.  The program uses an entertaining DVD and bingo game to teach seniors about safe cooking practices, burn first aid, smoking safety, scald prevention, and other aspects of home fire safety.  Thousands of seniors across the region have participated -  with very positive outcomes.  If you are interested in supporting, volunteering, or learning more about the Senior Program, call (215) 545-3816.


The Burn Foundation Fall, 2012 newsletter has been published!

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