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Firstly, consider your own safety:2008_ANZBA_FirstAid_Logo_final2
If on fire: Stop-drop-roll
If electrical:Turn off current
If chemical: Remove the burning agent and irrigate with water

Cool the burn 

With running cold tap water for 20 minutes
Useful for up to 3 hours after injury
Do not cause hypothermia
Do not use ice. 

For all burns and scalds:

  • Remove clothing not stuck to the burn site.
  • Remove all jewellery and watches 

Cover the burn

Using a clean dressing or clingwrap (do not wrap circumferentially)

Seek medical assistance

ANZBA’s Position Statement of the Use of Hydrogel dressings:

ANZBA Use of hydrogels consensus statement, June 2012-2

Burn First Aid message in other languages:

Arabic – First aid for burns
Arabic – Treat burns with cold running water for 20 mins

Chinese – First aid for burns
Chinese – Treat burns with cold running water for 20 mins

Greek – First aid for burns
Greek – Treat burns with cold running water for 20 mins

Italian – First aid for burns
Italian – Treat burns with cold running water for 20 mins

Sudanese Arabic – First aid for burns
Sudanese Arabic – Treat burns with cold running water for 20 mins

Vietnamese – First aid for burns
Vietnamese – Treat burns with cold running water for 20 mins