Burns And Fires
in the Kitchen
Burns and Fires Prevention
- Stay in the kitchen while you are frying , grilling, or broiling food. If you leave turn off the stove .
-If you are simmering, boiling, or roasting food check it regularly , Remain in the home while food is cooking, and use timer to remind you that something is cooking
-Cookies or other "treats" near the stove can present a temptation for small children to climb on the stove – store them away from appliances.
- use pot holders to handle hot utensils
-Extinguish fires with BAKING SODA OR A FIRE EXTINGUISHER!
-If clothing catches in fire STOP, DROP, AND ROLL!
-Place burned areas under cold running water, DO NOT APPLY OINTMENT OR OTHER HOME REMEDIES.