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Hot Water Burns

This fact sheet reviews treatment and prevention for minor and severe burns. Tips are given to help you test your water heater's temperature.

Review Date: January 28, 2013

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health - NIOSH
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention and Treatment of Burns - Miscellaneous Causes

This fact sheet provides suggestions for preventing accidental burns in the kitchen and other areas in the home.

Review Date: January 24, 2013

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health - NIOSH
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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