Awareness is the First Step
This week is Fire Prevention Week. The National Fire Protection Association, or NFPA®, uses this week out of the year to focus on fire prevention through public messages, free promotional materials, and educational activities for children.
The Stories Behind Electrical Shock Injuries
On the Faces of Fire page, you can listen to six stories from survivors of electrical shock. A seventh video features a doctor who works at UCI Health Regional Burn Center and is on the Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors Board.
Be sure to check out this NFPA page to find more resources about electrical safety in the workplace and at home.
One of NFPA’s latest videos is linked below.
Podcasts from NFPA
The Mysteries of Electrical Injuries: Three doctors from the Chicago Electrical Trauma Rehabilitation Institute talk about how electrical shock affects the human body, treatments that are available, and how our understanding of these injuries is evolving.