Presentation on theme: "Make safe choices in the kitchen!"— Presentation transcript:
1 Make safe choices in the kitchen! Kitchen SafetyMake safe choices in the kitchen!
2 Getting Started Tie back long hair when cooking Wash your hands with hot soapy water before preparing, serving, or eating foodDo not wear baggy clothing when cooking
3 Oven Practice Use hot pads to remove pans from oven Never use two dish towels
4 Putting out FiresUse baking soda, salt, or fire extinguisher to put out a grease fireYou can also use a tight fitting lidNever put water on a grease fire
5 Messes Are Not OK Clean up spills immediately To clean up broken glass, use a wet paper towel
6 Electricity & Water Don’t Mix Use electrical appliances with dry handsDo not run an electrical cord across a water sourceWhen cleaning electrical appliances, be sure they are immersible.
7 Appliance Safety Take broken appliances to the service shop for repair Unplug appliances by the plug not the cordWhen not using small appliances, keep them unplugged
8 Range Safety Keep pan handles toward the center of the range Never place an empty pan on hot burnerAlways keep the oven closed except for when broiling in an electric oven
9 Flames Keep flammable material away from the range Be sure pot holders are dry before using themLift the lid of a pan away from youNever use aerasol cans near heat or flames
10 Is the Range Off???Check the controls on the range to make sure it is offDo not touch the surface unit on a range
11 HeightsUse a stepping stool to reach items on a high shelf
12 Cross ContaminationAfter cutting raw meat, such as chicken, immediately wash cutting board, knife, and work area.Put cooked meat on a clean plate, rather than on the plate or cutting board you used when it was raw.
13 Poisons Keep Poisons out of the reach of children Be sure poisons are clearly labeledDo not store Poisons in empty food containersDo not store household cleaners in the same cabinet as foodNever mix household cleaners
14 Food HandlingThaw meats in the refrigerator, microwave, or in cold running water; never on the counterKeep your refrigerator set at 35 degrees and your freezer set to 0Never eat foods from a dented can
15 Knife Safety Keep knives sharp Wash knives one at a time Cut away from yourself when peeling or paringAlways use a cutting board
16 Canned GoodsCut the tops of cans all the way off, and remove them. Then throw awayWash the top of all cans before use
17 Metal Magic Never use metal in the microwave Do not use metal spoons to stir on the stove topGlass does not belong on the stove top