Happy Holidays from Maryland TraumaNet! Stay safe and healthy!
Decorating for the Holidays
On average, there are about 200 decorating-related injuries each day during the holiday season, with about half of the incidents involving falls.
When decorating for the holidays, keep these tips in mind:
Did you know that cooking fires are the # 1 cause of residential fires?
Be safe in the kitchen by following these tips:
If you get burned, apply cool water to the burn for 3-5 minutes, cover with a clean, dry cloth, and seek medical assistance, if needed.
Going shopping for children’s presents? Keep these tips in mind when choosing a gift:
Traveling during the Holidays
Keep everyone in the car safe during the holidays!
Creason Schafer, BS, CHES, CPST
Community Outreach Specialist – Injury Prevention
Johns Hopkins Children’s Center