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Four Ways to Prevent Scalds at Home

From cleaning to cooking, homes run on hot water. However, hot water can burn the youngest members of your household.  Pardridge Insurance would like you to take the precautions to prevent such a disaster! “Just because the water is not hot to your skin, doesn’t mean it won’t hurt a child’s skin,” said David Miller, assistant vice president of Special Investigations at Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance...

If You Get a Scald...what to do!

You can help prevent scalds at home and in the kitchen. If you get a scald, follow these tips. 1. Cool the scald. Treat a scald right away by putting it in cool water. Cool the scald for three to five minutes. 2. Uncover the scald. Remove all clothing, diapers, jewelry and metal from the scalded area. These can hide underlying scalds and retain heat, which...