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January 2018

Burns in the Workplace

By | Burn Injuries

Burn injuries remain an unfortunate threat in the workplace, as demonstrated by a National Institutes of Health report on the topic. The NIH collected statistics from a number of sources on job-related burns and found that: Fires and explosions in the workplace account for more than 5,000 every year; During…

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Learning About Smoke Detectors

By | Burn Safety

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the leading resource for information on fire and fire-related hazards, issues periodic reports on smoke alarms in the US. Recent data and statistics collected from 2009-2013 are shocking: During this time period, only 53 percent of smoke alarms sounded in home fires reported to…

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