Personal Hygiene and Sanitation
-Always chop on a stable, non-slip surface
-Position all pot and pans inward so they can't be bumped into
-Clean up spills when they happen
-Walk with a knife tip down at your side
-Non slip rugs if any necessary
Injury First Aid
Apply pressure until bleeding stops and thoroughly clean it with water and cover.
First wash with room temperature water, other more severe burns should have ointment applied to them and blisters should remain untouched. If any burn past a second degree go to the nearest hospital to get medicine to avoid infection.
Falls caused by a mess can be very serious to avoid falls clean all messes right after they occur, if someone does happen to fall get their symptoms and determine the severity and call 911 if non-responding.
Be Prepared- Always have a first aid kit located in or close to your kitchen.
Thawing- There are three proper ways of thawing food which include using cold water, the fridge, or using the pre-set defrosting setting on an microwave. If these three methods aren't followed, its very possible that the food can be exposed to bacteria or microorganisms that are attracted to warmth and moisture.
Cleaning messes prevents falls and possible bacteria spread.
This relates to Foodborne illness and following the steps for proper storing and regulating food to avoid moisture, warmth and other possible places that bacteria can come from.
Washing your hands is a essential way to avoid foodborne illness and stay sanitary.
Food Prep and Storage
Tips for Storing food
-Never leave food out longer than 2 hours
-Always remember the food danger zone is 40-140 degrees