Article - 4 Minute Read
July 20, 2017
Many severe burns are sustained right at home — in the kitchen, garage, and even the bathroom. Learn how you can stay safe with these tips.
Medically Reviewed by Trauma & Emergency Medicine
Categorized as: Safety
Tagged with: burn prevention tips, chemical burn, prevent burns, UPMC Mercy Burn Center
Article - 2 Minute Read
December 21, 2014
Are you keeping your Christmas tree well-watered to prevent an unexpected house fire? Learn about holiday burn and fire safety from the experts at UPMC.
Categorized as: Living and Wellness, Safety
Tagged with: 911, burn safety, chemical fire extinguisher, Christmas, fire, flame burns, hot food, hot oil, house fire, Jenny Ziembicki, scald burns, UPMC Mercy Burn Center, winter
June 27, 2014
Celebrate Independence Day the right way by keeping you and your family safe from homemade firework displays.
Categorized as: Family Health, Safety
Tagged with: 4th of July, fireworks, holiday, UPMC Mercy Burn Center, UPMC Trauma Services
Article - 1 Minute Read
February 19, 2014
Watch a short video about treating electrical burns and discover the risks and complications of these burns if left untreated.
Tagged with: alternating current injuries, burn awareness, electrical burn, electrical wires, infants, Jenny Ziembicki MD, low voltage burns, UPMC Mercy Burn Center, video
February 17, 2014
Watch this video about preventing injuries from fireworks and discover the best way to stay safe - leave the fireworks to professionals.
Tagged with: amputation, firework, Jenny Ziembicki MD, sparkler, UPMC Mercy Burn Center, video