The Burn Institute prides itself on being a resource to the community.
In keeping with this goal, the Institute has worked diligently to develop and strengthen its strong relationship with schools, service clubs and other community-based organizations – and in particular the fire service – throughout San Diego and Imperial counties.
Living With Wildfire Guide
While the wildland areas can be a wonderfully tranquil place to live, dangerous wildfires threaten Southern California lives and property there every year.Dry, hot east winds are capable of pushing wildfire incredibly fast – deep into neighborhoods far from the edge of native vegetation. When dry, native brush explodes, a single wind driven spark can ignite one roof, sending sparks to other roofs. Reduce the risk to your family and property – take steps now to protect your home!Click to download (English) Click to download (Spanish)
Emergency Preparedness in the Workplace
The Burn Institute’s Emergency Preparedness in the Workplace Program provides employees with valuable hands-on fire extinguisher training. Use this program to introduce new employees to proper extinguisher operation techniques or as a refresher course for your entire staff. The program is structured around the guidelines and recommendations made by OSHA, DOSH and Cal/OSHA Regulations.
With flexible scheduling options, the Burn Institute’s Program lets you conduct training when it’s most convenient for your staff. The cost is $275 per class, with no additional charge for irregular hours. Classes may have up to 30 participants. Course fee includes equipment and course completion certificates.
In addition to meeting Cal/OSHA safety requirements and giving your business the fire protection it deserves you will also be supporting the important work of the Burn Institute, San Diego County’s leading nonprofit authority on fire and burn prevention education. Funds generated from this program will support local fie and burn prevention education programs and Burn Institute support programs such as Camp Beyond The Scars for burn-injured children.To sign up for a Training Session, call (858) 541-2277
Red Guide to Recovery
The Red Guide to Recovery: A Resource Handbook for Disaster Survivors is a comprehensive, easy-to-read post incident recovery tool that walks disaster survivors step-by-step through the recovery process. Disaster survivors are often overwhelmed by stress and uncertainty after a loss caused by a natural or manmade disaster, and the handbook addresses such stress and uncertainty by providing the information and tools survivors need to cope with a disaster.
View the Condensed Red Guide to Recovery for San Diego County. (Available in both English and Spanish)