For the emergency care of burns and scalds. A Sterile, Hydrogel product which provides the essential physical protection against burns.

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Paraffin Is Life In South Africa

Each year during winter, thousands of people are injured and or die due to paraffin-related fires, spillages, ingestion and toxic fume inhalation incidents. For South African energy impoverished communities paraffin is "life" and are dependent on it as a domestic fuel...

Lekker Braai with Burnshield

It's no secret that South Africans enjoy a lekker braai. (Braai [br-eye] is a widely used noun and verb for an outdoor 'barbecue' where meat is cooked over a fire or coals). This delectable and enjoyable experience may not be in the kitchen but this cooking method...

Cooking With Care #BA2022

This Burn Awareness Week, we hope to have shared some valuable stats and tips to conquer Burning issues in the kitchen while cooking with care. Making provisions and having a "what if" plan is key to your and your loved ones safety. Kitchen fires can start house...

Non-Fire Cooking Burns

Cooking is the leading cause of reported home fires and burn injuries. However, the number of fire cooking burns are far less than non-fire cooking burns. Non-fire cooking burns are contact burns with dry and wet heat. Dry heat, for example, is a hot stove or hot...

Microwave Hazards

The Microwave has been a marvellous invention! Aside from time-saving cooking, this appliance can practically do anything from grilling to defrosting. However, there are some limitations. Microwave hazards can occur when using the wrong material or heating up the...

How much do parents know about burns first aid?

'A screaming 3 year old presents to the paediatric emergency department with a contact burn on the top of her right foot after a hot iron was left unattended. The mother unsure of what to do, called her own mother for advice who suggested covering the burn in butter.'...

Burn Awareness 2022

"Burning issues in the kitchen” is the theme for the 2022 National Burn Awareness Week. Majority of preventable burn injuries continue to occur in homes, where thousands of children every year experience scalds, fire-related injuries, and electrical burns. Many of...

Escaping A Fire When Out At A Restaurant

In the blink of an eye a fire can escalate quickly, causing destruction and chaos in its wake. Do you know what procedures to adhere to?

Fire Safety Over The Festive Season

Whether celebrating Diwali, Hanukkah, Christmas or more, fire safety precaution needs to be taken this festive season. Many hallmarks of the holiday season, including decorations, cooking, baking, and Christmas trees, present potential fire hazards that...

Sun Damaged Skin

You may do your utmost best to protect your skin from the sun, and you know very well that you should be wearing SPF every day. It’s even more important to put sunscreen on before you spend time out in the sun—and reapply it regularly. But, there’s a lot going on...

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