Teach children to not touch hot things. Hot things can burn our skin. It is important to know what is hot and what is not.
Public Education Resources
It is important to know what to do if your clothes catch fire at all ages. If your clothes catch on fire:
- Cover your face
It is important for everyone to practice all steps and it is also a fun activity to do with the kids to help teach them how to properly do all steps.
By Home Advisor
According to Home Advisor, it’s critically important to know a thing or two about wildfire safety. Why?
When you burn yourself, remove the heat source immediately.
- Cool the burn with cool, not cold, running water for 3-5 minutes.
- Cover the burn with a clean dry cloth.
- Get medical help if the burn involves your face, hands, genitalia, or major joints.
To learn more about treating a burn, visit the American Burn Association’s website at https://bit.ly/2WZsYoW.
Did you know? When microwaving food, steam inside covered containers can quickly reach over 200°F and burn your hands and face.