The Fire Within
Preventing Burning & Fires
Causes of Burns & Fires!!!!!!
- When you use a damp pot holder or oven mitt, you can get steam burns !
- Keep flammable items away from the stove or any heating products !
- Wearing loose clothing , and hair, and jewelry can catch on fire !
- Not watching the food while you cook can start a fire & burn the food ! Who wants to eat B U R N T food !!!!
- Not keeping your area clean , can build up grease and grease is flammable !
How to Prevent Fires & Burns !!
- Wait until appliances cool before cleaning them .
- Keep a fire extinguisher nearby and learn how to use it .
- Stand to one side as you open the oven .
- Keep aerosol cans away from heat. They can explode if heated, their spray may also be flammable .
- Use dry potholder and oven mitts to handle hot items .