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National Farm Safety and Health Week

By Intermountain Trauma Managers Group
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Since 1944, the third week of September has been recognized as National Farm Safety and Health Week and proclaimed such by each successive U.S. President. In his Proclamation this week, President Obama encouraged communities “to remember agricultural workers' needs in setting up health facilities and emergency response programs” and “to strengthen their commitment to promoting farm safety and health programs.” ​

Treating Burn Injuries from Fireworks

By Intermountain Trauma Managers Group
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Practicing firework safety is the first step you should take in order to keep you and your loved ones out of harms way, this Fourth of July. But how can you treat accidental burns, if someone you care about is injured this holiday? Brad Morris, physician assistant with Intermountain Medical Center Trauma Services, shares some tips on how you can treat burns and symptoms related to the injury.