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Fire and Burn Prevention
Burns are a potential hazard in any home. There are four kinds of burning hazards that may hurt your child: Heat burns Electrical burns Friction burns Chemical burns Heat burns Heat burns, also called thermal burns, are caused by contact with fire, steam, hot objects, or hot...
Preventing household fires is one way to prevent injury or death from burns. General fire precautions Teach children that only grown-ups use fire. Keep lighters and matches out of reach of children. Use at least one smoke alarm on every level of your home. Be sure to put an alarm outside sleeping areas and inside...