Reckless use and improper storage of gasoline lead to thousands of young children and teens being burned every year. Shriners International and Shriners Hospitals for Children® are addressing these dangers as part of their Burn Awareness campaign.
Burn Awareness Week is a perfect time to take advantage of the complimentary burn prevention materials available from Shriners Hospitals for Children, including burn prevention activity books, posters and fact sheets.
Teens and Tweens
For parents and caregivers of teens and tweens, Shriners Hospitals for Children has created fact sheets and a video featuring the story of Austin Bailiff, a teen who sustained severe injuries after experimenting with fire and gasoline.
DVD: The Story of Austin Bailiff: This brief video emphasizes the dangers of playing with gasoline and targets a teen and tween audience. Austin Bailiff is a teen who was severely burned after experimenting with fire and gasoline. Bailiff has endured months of surgeries, skin grafts and therapy, and has missed out on playing football, wrestling and his 8th grade graduation. Warning: video contains images that might be disturbing to younger audiences. View the video on YouTube.