Fight bacteria
Food doesn’t have to look or smell bad to
make you ill. To keep your food safe and
yourself from becoming i...
Kitchen Safety
General Rules
• Be sure a responsible adult knows what you plan to cook
and which kitchen tools you will us...
Stoves and Ovens
 Get an adult’s permission
to use the stove or oven

 Keep clothing away from burners.
Avoid clothes wi...
 Keep pot handles turned
in toward the center of the
stove.

Use an oven mitt to handle hot
trays or metal pot handles. ...
Microwaves

 Be careful when you take
food out of a microwave.
Even if the container isn’t
hot, steam can burn you.
Appliance
and
Kitchen
Tools
Never
turn an
appliance off or
on
while
your
hands
are wet.

Kitchen
knives are
sharp and
da...
Fight bacteria
Fight bacteria
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Fight bacteria

  1. 1. Fight bacteria Food doesn’t have to look or smell bad to make you ill. To keep your food safe and yourself from becoming ill, follow the steps outlined and remember when in doubt, throw it out!
  2. 2. Kitchen Safety General Rules • Be sure a responsible adult knows what you plan to cook and which kitchen tools you will use. • Learn fire safety rules for the home. • To avoid the risk of burns and fires, use the stove and oven as little as possible. • Clean up after yourself. Turn off all appliances before you leave the kitchen.
  3. 3. Stoves and Ovens  Get an adult’s permission to use the stove or oven  Keep clothing away from burners. Avoid clothes with sleeves or laces that hang down; they could catch fire.
  4. 4.  Keep pot handles turned in toward the center of the stove. Use an oven mitt to handle hot trays or metal pot handles. A mitt covers your whole hand.
  5. 5. Microwaves  Be careful when you take food out of a microwave. Even if the container isn’t hot, steam can burn you.
  6. 6. Appliance and Kitchen Tools Never turn an appliance off or on while your hands are wet. Kitchen knives are sharp and dangerous use them only with an adult’s permission. Check with an adult to find out which appliances you are allowed to use.

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