Answer: In short, yes the opportunity to burn yourself is available. But, it is no more dangerous than any other activity involving heat. Burning yourself is an unfortunate option with many everyday activities.
The easiest way to avoid burning yourself through steam is by placing your hand over the pot of water and make sure the steam doesn’t feel too hot. If you have already sat down and started your steam when it becomes uncomfortable, please stand up, cool yourself off, and try steaming again after 10-15 seconds.
For more information on ways to avoid burning yourself, please take a look at this article.