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BBA National Burn Awareness Day 18th October 2017

22 September 2017

The BBA National Burn Awareness Day, organised by the Prevention Sub-committee, will be held on Wednesday 18 October 2017. 


6,637 children were burned or scalded in 2016. This figure only relates to the most serious burns and scalds - This doesn't include the thousands of children seen by emergency departments.


Top causes:

  • Tea or coffee cup
  • Electric oven
  • Hair straighteners
  • Hot fluids


For information and resources, please go to the BBA website at

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