25 Days of Safety -- Tip #6 - Town of Middletown, Delaware

25 Days of Safety -- Tip #6

Date: December 6, 2011
Time: 12:00 AM - 11:45 PM

  Today's Tip -- Cooking Safety

¨ Make sure to monitor the stove, oven, and candles during all the family commotion and assistance in the kitchen.
¨ Keep flammable materials, such as pot holders and wooden utensils, away from heat sources, such as your stove.
¨ Be sure to place carving knives out of the reach of small children.
¨ Avoid wearing long sleeves or jewelry that may get caught upon pots or oven racks while cooking, causing spills, burns, or even fires.
¨ Have a working fire extinguisher near all cooking areas.
¨ Make sure all smoke detectors are working.