Cuts in the kitchen

By: Mikel R. & Grace

how to avoid cuts in the kitchen

  • Keep knives sharp
  • DO NOT catch falling knives
  • DO NOT soak knives in a sink
  • DO NOT pick up broken glass-sweep up with broom and dust pan

First aid for kitchen cuts

  • Stop severe bleeding with the pressure of a thick cloth
  • Get medical help or help from an adult
  • minor cuts- wash with soap and water, blow dry and bandage

Consumer product safety commission estimates over 137,000 people receive hospital treatment for injuries from kitchen knives each year.