Food and Drink Scalds

Scalds are the most common type of burn in children 5 years and younger and many of these scalds come from contact with hot food and drinks.

Outreach date:  February 1-7, 2016

Suggested hashtag:  #scalds

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Project Materials

These materials were created by Prevent Child Injury to help spread the key messages on food and drink scalds. Please feel free to use these materials as needed. Most of these materials can be co-branded with your organization’s logo. 

Customizable Press Release
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Newsletter/Blog
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Fact Graphic
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Microwave Safety Infographic
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"No Kids Zone" Infographic
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Surfaces Infographic
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Resources

These materials were created by members and other trusted sources.

Fact Sheets

Safety Facts on Scald Burns – The Burn Foundation

Tip Sheet: Preventing Contact Burns and Scalds – European Child Safety Alliance

 
 

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Videos

 

Blog Posts

 

Infographics

 

Brochures

Facts – BPN*

Scald Burns – Montreal Children's Hospital

 
 

News

 

Reports

 

AAP*: American Academy of Pediatrics
ABA*: American Burn Association
BPN*: Burn Prevention Network
CHEC*: Children's Health Education Center, Safe kids Southeast Wisconsin
CHOP*: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
CIPA*: Child Injury Prevention Alliance
CSN*: Children's Safety Network
FEMA*: Federal Emergency Management Agency
NFPA*: National Fire Protection Association
SKW*: SafeKids Worldwide

 

 

National Experts

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