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A New Hazard In The Home

Heating tools usually make our lives much easier — a few strokes of a flat iron or twists of a curling iron and your desired look is achieved. But special care needs to be taken when playing with fire. Did you leave your curling or straightening iron plugged in? Make...

Paraffin Safety

Paraffin, also known as kerosene, is among the most frequently used fuels for cooking, lighting and heating among people living in South Africa. Paraffin is relatively inexpensive to produce and consume and a wide range of appliances are equipped to burn it, but it...

VAPING SAFETY

Many nicotine consumers are unable or unwilling to kick the habit and, increasingly, many are resorting to vaping (Electronic cigarettes or EVPs) as an alternative. We do not condone nor advocate smoking, we would however like to share some safety tips this Burn...

HOT SURFACES DAMAGE SKIN!

Burns are not just caused by getting too close to a fire or accidentally hitting the inside edge of the oven when you are cooking. The 2020 Burn Awareness Week Campaign is Contact Burns - Hot Surfaces Damage Skin! Take a look at these surprising statistics related to...

Burnshield Burn Awareness Week 2020

🔥🔥🔥 Did you know 70% of burn injuries occur in the home of which 60% are children under 5 years old? This week we observe National Burns Awareness Week and have partnered with BabyYumYum to learn about the dangers that exist, what can be done to decrease the risk of...

Aquashield Anti-Microbial Hand Sanitiser

Aquashield is a health, sports and hygiene range manufactured by Burnshield® and is proud to announce the addition of a new product range - hand sanitisers. Aquashield anti-microbial hand sanitiser, is a fast acting antiseptic which kills 99% of germs & protects...

The fake health advice you should ignore

We understand the measures people are willing to take to avoid catching COVID-19 let alone the general flu. However some methods are more fiction than fact. There are lots of variations of the advice suggesting heat kills the virus, from recommending drinking hot...

Can spraying alcohol, chlorine or cleaning detergents all over your body kill coronavirus?

Coronavirus is here, along with panic which has unfortunately caused major unconventional and rather concerning cleansing practices and methods. Good hygiene throughout our lives are essential, so lets get cracking on some myths and old wives tales regarding basic...

Fire season in South Africa

Fires are, and always have been, a part of the South African landscape. They occur as a natural phenomenon in grasslands, woodlands, fynbos, and sometimes in indigenous forests. South Africa has two fire seasons according to rainfall patterns, the dry summer months in...

Kindle the Romance… Not Your Home

The celebration of love, hearts and chocolate is a wonderful time of year, but it does pose its own unique set of safety hazards. It is easy to be caught up in the romance of Valentine’s Day. From the flowers to the romantic candlelight dinners, you have a lot going...

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