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Posted On 09.17.11 by in Blog
Your home is your refuge, your walled fortress away from the dangers of the world outside your door. But sadly, the home can also be a dangerous place, particularly when it comes to burn injuries. According to a review of admissions to burn centers over a ten year period from 1995 to 2005, a full 43 percent of burn injuries occurred in the home. Forty-six percent of all burn injuries reported during this time were a result of fire or flame contact, with 32 percent of all burn injuries the result of scalding. An additional eight percent of all burn injuries reported during this time were from contact with hot objects.
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