Category: Burns & Fire Safety

Know How to Make Family Campouts Fun and Injury-Free

Know How to Make Family Campouts Fun and Injury-Free

It’s spring in Texas and you know what that means: Don’t blink or you’ll miss the fleeting window of weather that’s not too hot, not too cold, but just right for all kinds of outdoor family activities.

Don’t Get Burned: Know the Top Rules of Fire Safety

Don’t Get Burned: Know the Top Rules of Fire Safety

We were all taught basic fire safety and burn prevention sometime way back in elementary school, but chances are it didn’t sink in. Now that we’re responsible adults, we could probably use a refresher course. So here it is.

First Aid for Burns: 5 Things You Should Never Do

First Aid for Burns: 5 Things You Should Never Do

If you’ve ever felt the sting of a hot curling iron or a sizzling barbecue grill, you know how much these relatively minor burns hurt. You probably ran cold water on the singed area or applied some ice—we’ll tell you why that’s not a good idea—and went about your merry way. But would you know what to do for a more serious burn?

Learn About Burns: Get Schooled in Burn Awareness

Learn About Burns: Get Schooled in Burn Awareness

When it comes to burns, it’s all about education. The American Burn Association’s National Burn Awareness Week is the perfect time to brush up on your burn awareness, including prevention and treatment tips to help keep you and your loved ones safe and healthy.

When Things Heat Up in the Kitchen This Thanksgiving, Make Sure You Wear Protection

When Things Heat Up in the Kitchen This Thanksgiving, Make Sure You Wear Protection

That’s right: Real men wear mitts. And we’re talking actual oven mitts, not the dirty dishtowel you grabbed off the sink, a paper towel or — say it ain’t so — the front of your shirt. Yeah, we know … we’ve seen you do it.

Enjoy Safe Tailgating Without A Penalty Trip To The ER

Enjoy Safe Tailgating Without A Penalty Trip To The ER

Football season is here. That means the competition in the parking lot is heating up! But it isn’t just football fans that have turned the tailgate party into a national pastime. NASCAR, soccer, even golf and horseracing events have their share of tailgaters, too.