Resources: Burns and Scalds

Child burns factsheet



An A4, 6 page factsheet with data and information on causes of unintentional child burn hospitalisations in NZ.

It also contains a section on gender and ethnicity, messaging and good practice interventions.


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Child burn injuries: ten things to think about

[Infographic, 2017]

A4 infographic presenting facts and figures about child burn injuries.

Also contains tips on how to make your home safer.


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Loving our children : safer homes

[Flip chart, 2009]

Loving our children: safer homes: keeping our children safe from burns and scalds. This A5-sized spiral bound booklet is a child burn prevention resource from Safe Waitakere. It includes general facts about child burns, safety messages around common causes of burns (such as overly hot tap water, hot drinks and food, kettles, irons, barbeques, heaters, open fires, house fires etc) and black and white illustrations of these causes and preventive measures. The booklet could be used during a one to one discussion with parents and caregivers. The audience is home visitors such as WellChild visitors, midwives etc.

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Fancy a cuppa?

[Pamphlet, 2008]

Hot drink burns are preventable.

Hot drinks are the number one cause of burn injuries and hospitalisations among children under five.

This informative A5 pamphlet includes sections on: 'The facts', 'Safety tips', and 'First aid for burns'.

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