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 …

blister burns
Fire Safety

Second-degree burns: Blister burns- Causes & Effects

Second-degree burns are also known as partial thickness burns and one of the key characteristics of such burns is that they lead to the formation of blisters. Human skin has three distinct layers, namely, the epidermis, the topmost layer that acts as a waterproof barrier; the dermis, the second layer …

An Evening to Remember
Burn Awareness

A Night Out- An Evening to Remember

Rehabilitation programs are needed for burn survivors in order to get hold of the maximum level of recovery. The goal is to prepare them to reintegrate into society. To avoid psychological distress, treatment can consist of both physical and mental rehabilitation. Psychological distress occurs in survival patients with large burn …

Fire Emergency
Fire Safety

Time response “DURING” fire

The triumph of all emergency response depends on the TIME TAKEN. Emergency response is one of the most important components of public safety. There is an overwhelming evidence of the relationship between the time that takes for emergency response to be effected and the outcome of most incidents.In the fire …

Fire Emergency and Evacuation Plan Template
Burn Awareness

Fire Emergency and Evacuation Plan Template

A fire emergency and evacuation plan is a plan or a written document that everyone in an organization or a home should be made aware of. In the event of a fire, emergency plans should be executed. There should be a proper fire emergency plan to ensure that effective measure …

Smoke Inhalation - A Serious Threat
Burn Awareness

Smoke Inhalation – A Serious Threat

Fire accidents have caused many to lose their life, property and livelihood; many organizations have now worked towards implementing safety measures when such accidents occur. However, the fact that smoke can also be life-threatening is ignored often even though smoke inhalation is the primary cause of death in victims of …