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Burn Safety, Prevention, and Educational Brochures

Burns are one of the leading cause of accidental injury at home. Burns are preventable. The following resources can help you prevent burn injuries.

Burn Wise, Prevention Information for the Jewish Community

Certain customs and practices can put observant Jewish families at high risk for burn injuries. Burn Wise offers simple steps to prevent burns.
Burn Wise, Prevention Information for the Jewish Community (English)
Burn Wise, Prevention Information for the Jewish Community (Yiddish)

Burn Safety and Prevention

Burns can happen at home, work, or play. Burn Safety and Prevention provides burn prevention tips to keep everyone safe during everyday activities.
Burn Safety and Prevention (English)
Seguridad y prevención de quemaduras (Spanish - Español)
燒傷安全與預防 (Chinese - 中文)
(Arabic - العربية)

Burn Safety for Infants and Children

This brochure offers tips to prevent the most common burn injuries that occur among infants and children.
Burn Safety for Infants and Children (English)
Seguridad para bebés y niños en caso de quemaduras (Spanish - Español)
嬰兒與兒童的燒傷安 (Chinese - 中文)
(Arabic - العربية)

Burn Safety for Tweens and Teens

As children enter adolescence and gain independence, they may overlook the need for burn safety. Burn Safety for Tweens and Teens provides tips on how to prevent the most common burns that occur among preteens and teenagers.
Burn Safety for Tweens and Teens (English)
Seguridad para la prevención de quemaduras para preadolescentes y adolescente (Spanish - Español)
少年和青少年燒傷案 (Chinese - 中文)
(Arabic - العربية)

Burn Safety and Prevention for Older Adults

This brochure offers burn prevention tips to help older adults stay safe.
Burn Safety and Prevention for Older Adults (English)
Seguridad y prevención de quemaduras para adultos mayores (Spanish - Español)

Children and Firesetting: What Adults Need to Know

Children who misuse fire can put themselves, their families, and their communities at risk of serious burns, property damage, and even death. This brochure outlines fire use/misuse and steps to address firesetting, if it is of concern to parents.
Children and Firesetting: What Adults Need to Know (English)
Los niños y la piromanía: Qué deben saber los adultos (Spanish - Español)

Juvenile Fire-Setters Intervention Program

The FDNY Juvenile Fire-Setters Intervention Program works to both educate and evaluate children (up to the age of 12) who are engaging in fire play. If you suspect a child is playing with fire or setting fires intentionally, you can get help from the Fire Department. Learn more.

Moving In

Living on your own not only brings excitement and freedom, but also the need for responsibility and safety. This brochure offers burn and fire safety tips to those living independently for the first time.
Moving In (English)
Vivir solo (Spanish - Español)
搬家遷居 (Chinese -中文)

Summer Safety Burn Prevention

Most summer activities are meant to be fun, but some can lead to serious burn injuries. This brochure offers advice on how to prevent burns while enjoying the outdoors and warm weather.
Summer Safety Burn Prevention (English)
Seguridad en el verano: prevención de quemaduras (Spanish - Español)
夏日安全:預防燒傷 (Chinese - 中文)

Patient Guides

These guides explain the different stages of your burn care and what you can expect at the Burn Center.

Adult Patients

Patient and Family Guide

Pediatric Patients

Parent & Caregiver Guide
Guía para padres y cuidadores (Español)

Burn Center Discharge Instructions

Burn Center Discharge Instructions
Instrucciones al Ser Dado de Alta/o del Hospital (Español)

Application of Moisturizing Lotion

Application of Moisturizing Lotion
Aplicación de Lociones Lubricantes (Español)

Application of Silvadene

Application of Silvadene
Aplicación de Silvadene (Español)

Application of Sulfamylon

Application of Sulfamylon
Aplicación de Sulfamylon (Español)

Application of Bacitracin ®

Application of Bacitracin ®
Aplicación de Bacitracin (Español) ®

Mepilex Ag Bandage for Burns

Mepilex Ag Bandage for Burns

Skin Grafts

Skin Grafts
Injertos de Piel (Español)

Taking Care of Your Donor Sites

Taking Care of Your Donor Sites
Cuidado de los Sitios Donantes (Español)