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1 Kitchen Safety and Sanitation “Its just common Sense” Please have your Food Skills notebooks out on your desk with a heading for your first unit & date.
2 Unit One: Safety & Sanitation (3 Weeks) More accidents happen in the Kitchen than any other room in the home. Why is this?Take 2 minutes to share an example at your table of an accident that has happened in your kitchen at home!
3 In your notes, record all the Kitchen Safety Hazards you can find (there are at least 20!)
4 In your notes, record all the Kitchen Safety Hazards you can find (there are at least 20!)
5 Kitchen Hazards: 1. Woman reaching for something on high shelf 2. Plates close to edge3. Opening pan lid towards face4. Woman’s hair down5. Woman not using pot holders6. Pot handles facing out7. Towel next to burner
6 Kitchen Hazards: 8. Drawer left open 9. Woman barefoot 10. Trash left out11. Spill not cleaned up12. Too many plugs in one outlet13. Knives in dish water14. Pulling on cord15. Toaster near sink16. Food left in blender17. Cords laying in water
7 Kitchen Hazards: 18. Can open on counter 19. Woman has baggy sleeves while cooking20. Touching cords with wet handsAnything I missed?
8 Gina’s Mistakes:7. Wiped hands on a dish towel after touching raw meat8. Cut lettuce on dirty cutting board9. Did not wash lettuce or tomatoes10. Pets in the kitchen!11. Left a spill without cleaning it up12. Left the oven unattended while showering.
9 Kitchen Safety Basics: 1) Focus on What You’re Doing2) Dress for Safety3) Practice Safe use of all Tools & Equipment
10 Kitchen Safety Basics 4) Close drawers & doors completely 5) Store large pots & other heavy items within easy reach6) Control Clutter
11 DOL:At the bottom of your notes, give 1 example of how each of the 6 Kitchen Safety Basics can be broken!
12 Preventing Kitchen Accidents Have your notebooks out, dated and with the heading above.
13 Preventing Kitchen Accidents Please record the following in your notes.
14 Preventing Falls: Clothing should fit & not be too long or baggy Spills should be cleaned up immediatelyUse a sturdy chair to reach higher shelves
15 Handling Sharp Edges: Use sharp knives (not dull ones) ? Store knives in safe placeWash sharp tools by hand and put away immediatelyDo not throw knives in dish water with other dishes
16 Handling Sharp Edges (cont.) If a sharp tool starts to fall, LET IT! Do not try to catch it.If glass breaks, use a broom & dustpan. DO NOT pick up pieces with your hand!
17 Preventing Fires & Burns: Always use potholders when touching pots, pans & taking things from the microwaveLift lids so the steam goes away from your faceKeep flammable items away from burners on stove (towels, potholders, paper, plastic)Keep handles turned inWear appropriate Clothing!
18 Preventing Fires & Burns: (cont.) A fire extinguisher should be in every kitchenIf a fire begins on the stovetop 1) turn off the heat 2) smother with a lid, salt or baking sodaNEVER put water on a grease fire!Video
19 Using Electricity Safely: Keep electrical appliances away from waterTurn off & unplug appliances as soon as you are done using themWash electrical appliances by hand with a sponge, not in the sink