General Awareness

Types of Abuses and Its Effects

In our lifetime each one of us is sometime or the other abused by someone or the other. Abuse is an effort made to control the behaviour of another person, by misusing the power that they have.A person can be abused at any age irrespective of their gender. Women are …

Fire Safety

How to Handle and Store LPG in Homes?

Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) is a preferred fuel source for cooking in many countries across the globe. LPG is widely used for cooking since it is affordable, safe and convenient to use in households. LPG is usually supplied in steel cylinders and these are quite sturdy. In India, LPG cylinders …

Fire Safety

The Smell of Safety

It’s the smell that gets all of us worried and makes us cautious. It’s acutely distinctive and foul smelling, quite similar to that of rotting cabbage, and it’s hard to miss. It’s the smell of safety and the chemical that produces this smell is Ethanethiol, most commonly referred to as …

Burn Awareness

Quick Tips to Treat Fire Burns from Crackers

Diwali is usually the time for grand celebrations. However, if you ask the folks working in the emergency department at various hospitals, they will readily tell you that cases of fire burns and related injuries increase significantly during Diwali. Every year, hundreds of fire burns and related injuries are reported …

Burn Awareness

Mental Health of Burn Victims

Mental health refers to the condition of an individual in regards to their psychological, social and emotional well-being.  Burns can be physically and psychologically devastating. Recovery of optimal function to associate with the society both physically and psychologically is an important factor in the treatment of burn victims.- Burns may …

Burn Awareness

Dos and Don’ts for a Safe and Happy Diwali

Diwali is a mega event in India. It is a happy occasion for everyone across India, and it should be kept that way! Being the Festival of Light, Diwali celebrations expose you to many fire related activities such as lighting diyas, fire crackers, among many others. So, there is always …

Burn Awareness

Safety Precautions to Be Taken While Bursting Crackers

Bursting crackers is an integral part of our celebrations during the festive season and also on other occasions such as weddings, birthdays, New Year, etc. While there have been concerns about sound and air pollution, we think it would be alright if we follow the prescribed rules and keep things …

Burn Awareness

Cycle of Violence – “STOP”

A good relationship is one which is filled with love, respect, mutuality, honest and all other emotional components which can at times also be filled with ugliness of power, control and violence. . The Pattern of violent behaviour can happen with the interpersonal relationship which diverges from one another. The …

Fire Safety

How Consumption of Alcohol Can Lead To Fire Accidents

Consumption of alcohol has become a deeply rooted social norm in many countries across the globe. Alcohol products are widely advertised, easily available and packaged under different labels to suit the needs of varying income groups. However, consumption of alcohol needs to be avoided, since it has been linked to …

Burn Awareness

Fire Accidents Caused By Smoking

“Smoking Kills” not only the smokers but also the people around. Now, you might assume that this is a blog about the health hazards of passive smoking, especially meant for those who are exposed to the nicotine fumes by just being close to a smoker. But, no. We are here …