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Landing in Hot Water : Burn Prevention for Young Children B.C. Injury Research and Prevention Unit


Burns and scalds are common injuries among young children, often happening in the home environment. These injuries can result from contact with hot water, drinks, or food, or from contact with hot surfaces, such as stoves, ovens, or small appliances. By implementing a few simple strategies in the household, injuries can be prevented.

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