Posts Tagged: fire safety

Fireworks are risky; here’s how to stay safe

Thousands of people suffer firework-related injuries each year, with 90% of those injuries happening between June 16 and July 16. The most common firework-related injuries doctors at UofL Hospital see each year impact the eyes, face, hands and fingers. The injuries can range from minor burns to death. UofL Hospital is home to the only…
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Don’t get burned!

National burn awareness week is observed the first full week in February, and was created to enable fire and burn educators to share awareness and prevention messages in our communities. As the only dedicated adult burn center in Kentucky, UofL Health – UofL Hospital recognizes national burn awareness week and this year’s focus on contact burns….
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Make fire safety a priority

As the only dedicated adult burn unit in the region, UofL Hospital’s Burn Unit is committed to educating our community on burn and fire safety. Statistics show that 72 percent of all burns happen at home. We’d like to share the following Top 10 Tips to keep you and your family safe. Please keep these…
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