When the weather heats up, so do our grills. Backyard BBQs are a dietary staple in the summertime, but they can be dangerous too if you aren’t careful.
Each year, thousands of Americans are admitted to the emergency room because of injuries involving grills—half of them with thermal burns. Many of these occur as a result of improper use of the grill or from leaks or breaks in gas grills.”
Before you throw the brats and burgers on the grill, here are some helpful tips to remember so your next backyard BBQ doesn’t end with a trip to the ER.
Seek Immediate Medical Attention
If you’ve suffered a grill burn, it may require specialized care. Treating a serious burn takes a dedicated burn unit and an exceptional team of professionals. At Banner Health, our experienced burn specialists are here to help get you and your family on your way to recovery.
To learn more about burn care services at Banner Health, visit bannerhealth.com.