Thursday, May 10, 2007
Posted by gilly
The kitchen may well be the most used room in the home. We prepare food there, eat there, even entertain there. Given the amount of time spent there, along with the nature of activities that go on in it, the potential for kitchen accidents is quite high. In this first of a two part series on Safety in the Kitchen, we look at preventative measures that can be taken to reduce the likelihood of accidents occurring in our kitchens.
Although it’s impossible to foresee every type of accident that might occur in the kitchen, there are certain accidents that we see over and over again. Often, these could have been prevented by taking appropriate safety measures. The following are some ideas to minimize the risk of injury to yourself or your loved ones. Although most of them are common sense, it never hurts to go over and understand them.
Preventing slips and falls
Preventing cuts and scrapes
Preventing poisoning (chemical, food…)
Preventing Fires and Burns
Preventing general injuries
Although this is not an exhaustive list, I hope that this will help you reconsider safety in the kitchen. Do you have safety tips you follow to keep yourself and others safe? We’d love to hear about it in the comments section!
Until next time, I wish you health, happiness, and SAFETY!
Kitchen Safety - http://www.cdc.gov/nasd/docs/d000801-d000900/d000825/d000825.html
General Safety Around the Kitchen -http://www.premiersystems.com/recipes/kitchen-safety/cooking-safety.html
KITCHEN SAFETY - http://www.ci.phoenix.az.us/FIRE/kitchen.html
Food Safety Test - http://www.fda.gov/fdac/features/895_kitchen.html
Kitchen Safety Checklist - http://www.homesafetycouncil.org/safety_guide/sg_kitchen_p001.pdf
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