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Burn Awareness Week

February 6th – 12th, 2022

Every year, the first full week of February is dedicated as Burn Awareness Week and is designed to provide an opportunity for public educators to unite in sharing burn safety awareness and fire prevention messaging to everyone.

The Office of the Fire Commissioner and the Manitoba Firefighters' Burn Fund support public educators with the following resources to enhance their Burn Awareness Week activities.

NFPA offers information, resources, activities and videos:

https://www.nfpa.org/burnawareness

SafeKids has some great resources for all age groups as well as activities and much more:

https://www.safekids.org/safetytips/field_risks/burns-and-scalds

Below is a showcase of fire and life safety artwork submitted from previous years Burn Awareness Week Poster Contest Winners:

2021 Poster Contest Winners

2020 Poster Contest Winners

2019 Poster Contest Winners

2018 Poster Contest Winners

2017 Poster Contest Winners