Home Safety: Burn Prevention
Burn injuries are very common in the home, especially in young children. Because of their curiosity and the potential hazards that are present in every home, many children suffer from scalds, contact burns, and electrical burns every year. Fortunately, there are ways that every parent can help to prevent these injuries from occurring.
This video is a brief introduction to some of the most common causes of burn injuries in the home and what your family can do to prevent children from getting burned.
If a burn or other medical emergency occurs in your home, consider visiting the healthcare experts at the West Hills Hospital Emergency Services department. We are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide the families in our community with excellent medical care when it is needed most. Call (818) 676-4000 to learn more about our comprehensive healthcare services.