Our Emergency Management and Plano Fire-Rescue departments are drawing attention to National Burn Awareness Week. Each year during the first weeks of February, these public safety groups beef up education to prevent as many burn and scalding incidents as possible. The American Burn Association warns of accidents involving:
An important thing to remember is the “3 Cs” of burn care: Cool – Cover – Call.
*Learn more from the U.S. Fire Administration’s prevention webpage.
Store liquids safely, handle combustible items with caution and have a fire extinguisher nearby. Create safer environments. Learn more with a visit to the American Burn Association’s webpage.