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  1. Chemical Burns & Skin Exposure to Chemical Poisons
    Categories: Burn Care First Aid

    Chemical Burns & Skin Exposure to Chemical Poisons

    How does a Chemical burn differ from a Thermal Burn or Scald? Unlike heat and liquid, chemicals can stay on the body continuing to cause damage. Call 9-1-1 or EMS immediately. Gently brush away any excess powdered chemicals from the skin, being careful not to get the chemical on you or elsewhere on the casualty. Be especially careful of the eye area. Immediately...
  2. Tips on Treating Chemical Burns
    Categories: First Aid & Burn Care First Aid

    Tips on Treating Chemical Burns

    Call 9-1-1 or EMS immediately. Gently brush away any excess powdered chemicals from the skin, being careful not to get the chemical on you or elsewhere on the casualty. Be especially careful of the eye area. Immediately flush the remaining chemicals off the burned area with copious amounts of running water for at least 15-20 minutes. Use a shower, hose...

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