Holiday heating safety

Are you and your home or office prepared to keep warm this winter? Use the checklist below to turn up the heat without the hazards. ✓ Has the chimney been cleaned recently? A dirty chimney can pose a fire risk if flammable debris or residues have built up over time. Before lighting your fireplace for […]
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Artificial Christmas trees versus live Christmas trees: make the choice that is right for you

Live and artificial Christmas trees pose health and safety hazards but knowing what you are at risk for and what you can do to prevent those risks can help protect you, your family and your home. But, if both kinds of trees are dangerous, how can you be confident in your choice? With BRCA’s safety […]
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Toy safety: it’s more than just a gift

It can be challenging buying the perfect present for little ones when choosing between trendy or safe for their age. Before purchasing that toy from the commercial, it’s important to consider a few things. Is the toy age-appropriate? An age-appropriate toy is considered a toy that’s packaging states it is recommended for the age of […]
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BRCA’s Dr. Fagan is featured on WRDW, WFXG and WJBF!

WRDW covers tree safety demo: How to prevent Christmas tree fires this holiday season AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – Christmas trees are beautiful but you have to be careful. The Augusta Fire Department teamed up with the Burn Center to demonstrate what not to do and help you stay safe. They show the risks electrical sparks […]
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Have a holly, jolly holiday with these tips from Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America

December 1—The holiday season is a time for family, friends, food and the holiday spirit. As you get ready to decorate your house, start shopping for gifts or find ways to stay warm, make sure you stay safe! According to the National Fire Prevention Association, more than one-third of home decoration fires are started by […]
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A recipe for safe cooking this Thanksgiving

As everyone gathers the ingredients and prepares the kitchen to make a feast for Thanksgiving, the experts at BRCA want to give you a recipe for a safe cooking experience. If it’s still frozen, don’t fry it. It takes multiple days to prepare for this holiday. You should start preparing your ingredients and your game […]
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