Burns and Fire Safety


Fire Extinguishers Are Important In Our Homes 3

Fire Extinguishers Are Important In Our Homes The generator was on but then it began to splutter. The lights in the house began to dim and flicker intermittently. “Maybe the fuel is finishing”, I said to myself but thought it was odd because that was not the sound of the generator if that was so. I went out to check and recoiled at the yellow and red flames that were […]

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First Aid for Burns

First Aid For Burns

First Aid For Burns Burns occur when the skin is exposed to heat or chemicals, for example fire, sunburn, acid, bleach or garden chemicals. Scalds happen when the skin is exposed to hot fluids, for example boiling water, steam or hot oil. Burns and scalds are usually divided into three categories depending on how much damage they cause to the skin and underlying tissues. First-degree or minor burns are superficial […]