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Will Walker

Fire Safety Tips for Kids

By | Burn Safety

While protecting your child from harm is a top concern for every parent, it is just as important to give your young ones the tools they need to keep themselves safe. Therefore, teaching kids basic fire safety tips should be a top priority. The good news is that this approach…

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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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The Psychological Effects of Burn Injuries

By | Burn Injuries

Many people are aware that burns, including scald burns, are among the most painful, debilitating injuries a human can suffer. Not only are these wounds excruciating in the immediate aftermath of an accident, but the healing process can be agonizing. Scarring and disfigurement are common. However, the psychological effects of…

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Wood and Gas Stove Burns

By | Burn Injuries

It was not so long ago that every residence in the US centered around a wood stove, which provided the heat needed for the household’s warmth, cooking, cleaning, bathing, and doing laundry. These days, there are fewer wood and gas stoves in the home, but the dangers they present still…

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Keeping Your Home Burn-Safe

By | Burn Safety

Your home is your castle and a haven from the outside world, but the systems, appliances, and other household items within it can be a source of burns. Whether due to carelessness, defective equipment, or external factors, burn-related injuries cause extreme pain and suffering for victims. The required medical care…

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Avoiding Burns in the Kitchen

By | Burn Safety

For many families, the kitchen is the heart of the home. It is the space where people congregate for meals, entertaining, doing homework, cooking, baking, and talking about their days. However, the kitchen can also be a source of fires due to the equipment used for meal preparation, cleaning, and…

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Holiday Fire Safety

By | Burn Safety

Crackling fires, twinkling lights, and scented candles are signs of the holiday season, but they also produce fire risks that can turn fun celebrations into tragic catastrophes. While damage to your home and personal items is awful, the real threat of a fire is burns. These injuries are among the…

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Burn Injuries and Your Legal Rights

By | Burn Injuries

Burns, which often affect children and the elderly the most, can have serious consequences. If a burn is due to negligence from another party, then you should seek legal help. Burns can be very serious medical issues, and if you or a loved one has a second or third-degree burn,…

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