Burn Prevention

Many severe burns and scalds affect babies and young children. The following advice and links can help reduce the likelihood of your child having a serious accident.


  • The Children's Burns Trust provides resources on prevention in their Learning Zone and run an annual National Burn Awareness Day.  They also provide a Burns Database which can produce a report on burn injuries in your area. Visit the Children's Burns Trust for more information.


  • The NHS Burns and Scalds website provides information on burns prevention in the kitchen, bathroom, throughout the house, hot drinks and sunburn.  Visit the NHS Burn and Scalds website for more information.