Hot water burns like fire: prevention progress

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Safe Kids Canada
Publisher: 
Canadian Health Network
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Warns of the damage done, by extremely hot water, to human skin. Stresses the vulnerability of children, the elderly, and people with disabilities. Suggests practical ways in which tap water scalds can be prevented, including installing safety devices. Discusses proposed changes to the National Building and Plumbing Codes.