1. Quickly stop the burning by removing the person from the area, dousing flames with water or smothering flames with a blanket;
  2. Remove any clothing or jewellery near the burnt area but nothing which is stuck to burnt skin and could cause further damage;
  3. Cool the burn with cool water for 20 minutes as soon as possible. Never use ice, iced water or greasy substances, like butter;
  4. Keep the person warm using blankets or clothing
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  • 40% were from permanent structures such as roofs These guidelines give all who are involved with working on roofs a clear direction on how to manage the work in a way that will bring down the death and injury toll.

    The Best Practice Guidelines for Working on Roofs provides practical guidance to employers, contractors, employees, designers, principals,
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