Partial-thickness Burn

What is Partial-thickness Burn?

Partial-thickness Burn meaning in Safety terms is

  • A burn where the outer layer of skin is burned through and the second layer of skin (dermis) is damaged and is typically, a painful injury. Burns of this type cause reddening, blistering, and a mottled appearance. (also called Second Degree Burn).



reference: Glossary A – Z | National Wildfire Coordinating Group