Founding Father, Firefighter, & Philadelphian, Benjamin Franklin knew: most fires and burns can be prevented!

 

 

Be aware the hot liquids burn like fire! Scalds are the cause of most burns in children under 5. Be very careful with hot beverages!

 

 

JUST IN: Staying Warm, Safely!

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Listen up!  As temperatures drop in the winter, many American families will turn to space heaters and other portable devices to warm their homes.  It is important to know that these alternative sources of heat can pose serious risks of burn injury, house fires, and related dangers!  CLICK HERE for safety tips.

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 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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