October 3, 2018

October is Fire Safety Month: Avoiding Burns and Injuries

During the month of October, fire departments nationwide take the time to remind the public about the importance of preventing fire hazards and preparing for emergencies. October is observed in the United States as Fire Safety Month. The National Fire Prevention Association observes Oct. 9 and the week in which it falls as Fire Prevention…

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June 16, 2017

How To Stay Safe In The Summer Sun

While summer is a great time of the year to be outdoors and indulge in a variety of activities, many of these summertime activities can cause burn injuries. According to the American Burn Association, burn injuries continue to be one of the leading causes of accidental death and injury in the United States. Between 2010…

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September 9, 2016

Burn Injury Risk Heightened During Warmer Months

Summer brings with it a lot of fun, outdoor activities. But with outdoor fun comes the risk of several different types of injuries, including burn injuries. When we think of summer burn injuries, sunburn might be the first thing that comes to mind. However, there are many other things that could heighten the risk of…

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