By Victoria Ipri – Staff Writer This week is National Burn Awareness Week. Each year, more than 500,000 people in the United States and Canada receive medical treatment for burn injuries. Approximately 50 percent of these burn injuries are scalds, a burn caused by hot liquid or steam. At highest risk are children, the elderly, […]
Fireworks shows are the main event in 4th of July celebrations. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recommends viewing a professional fireworks display and discourages the use of consumer fireworks entirely, because there are so many injuries and fires every year. But for many families enjoying fireworks at home is an Independence Day tradition, and […]
Fireworks can be dangerous. It’s important that you are aware of the hazards they pose. Checkout our fun infographic below and be sure to download our Fireworks Safety Checklist.