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Prevention of tap water scald burns: evaluation of a multi-media injury control program

American Journal of Public Health

Author: Katcher, M. L.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1987


The primary goal of the prospective study reported here was to evaluate the impact of large multi-media injury control program that sought to increase public knowledge about the danger of hot tap water and about the increased safety which would result from lowering the water heater thermostat.

Further Details

Pages: 1195-1197
Volume: 77
Issue: 9
Accession Number: December, 2010
Keywords: plumbing, safety
Reads: 189