Fire and burn injuries are the number one cause of unintentional death in older adults. This prevention booklet is geared towards the ever increasing population of older adults. Topics include kitchen safety, heating equipment, smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors, escape plans, electricity, and burns. The document also includes a 19-point checklist for identifying possible fire safety hazards in the home. View this document in PDF form.
The Fire Safety & Burn Prevention for Older Adults Guide is available at no-cost to throughout Illinois and is made possible by the supporters of Camp I Am Me.