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 service, “total” response time is […]

Fire Safety Tips: How to Prevent Scalding Injuries

Scalding is a form of thermal burn that is caused when a person comes in contact with hot liquids or steam. However, scalds are generally first and second-degree burns but a prolonged contact with hot liquids can also cause third-degree burns. These burns are not only painful but also destroy the cells of the affected […]

Infants And Elderly: The Most Prone To Burns

Accidents are inevitable; although, at times it can be prevented. One of the most preventable accident that causes damage to life and material possessions are caused by fire. Fire causes unexplainable physical injuries and the most affected are the elderly and infants who are dependent on parents/caregivers. Burns to elders and infants can not only […]

A Common Yet Serious Burn Issue: Hot Liquids And Burns

Burns are categorized differently such as acid burns, chemical burns, electrical burns, Gas stove burns etc. But did you know that the most common burns among children and old people are burns caused due to drinking hot liquids/ spilling hot drinks on themselves? While we know that hot liquids can cause a burn, we don’t […]