In Washington State, scald injuries are the second leading cause of death in children ages 0-4 years old.
By taking these simple steps, you can reduce the chances of a scald injury by 75%.
• Lower water heater setting below 120 degrees (most are set to 140 degrees)
• Never leave a child unattended in the kitchen or bathroom
• Install anti-scald devices on water faucets
• Keep bathwater at 100 degrees F and lower (use bath thermometer)
• Keep hot liquids out of child’s reach