Burn and scald prevention outreach materials

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Burn Awareness Week: February 2-8, 2014

Download the American Burn Association's Scald Injury Prevention Guide for Educators, PowerPoint Presentations (English, Spanish)

Burn Awareness Week, observed the first full week in February, is designed to provide an opportunity for burn, fire and life safety educators to unite in sharing a common burn awareness and prevention message in our communities. Burn Awareness Week, celebrated early in the year, is an excellent opportunity to "kick off" a year full of burn awareness education.


Handout: burn and scald prevention

Focus on Fire Safety: Burn and Scald Prevention

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Outreach materials and messages from the U.S. Fire Administration

Encourage burn and scald prevention in your community with these free materials.

Public service announcements and messages

Prevent scalds and burns

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Protect children from scalds and burns

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General First Aid for Burns and Scalds

Fire Prevention and Public Education Exchange

The Exchange serves as a centralized location for national, state and local fire prevention and life safety practices and public education materials that organizations may wish to share with other communities. Visit the Exchange.

Outreach materials from other organizations

The U.S. Fire Administration recommends the following organizations as trusted and reliable sources for free outreach materials you can use to help increase awareness about burn and scald prevention in your community.

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