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
Article - 39 Second Read
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
Article - 17 Second Read
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