Kitchen Safety Rules

Kitchen Safety Rules

  • Always wash your hands before and after handling food.
  • Tie back long hair.
  • Wear an apron and roll up your sleeves.
  • Keep food preparation surfaces clean.
  • Wash fruit and vegetables under cold water before use.
  • Always ask an adult before handling knives or going near hot things.
  • Handle knives and other sharp equipment with care.
  • When using a knife, always cut away from yourself or downwards on a chopping board to avoid cutting yourself.
  • Turn handles of saucepans away from the front of the stove when cooking.
  • Use oven mitts when taking hot dishes from the oven or microwave.
  • Do not run around the room where food is being prepared.
  • Wipe up food spills immediately.
  • Store food appropriately in sealed containers.
  • Always keep raw meat away from cooked meat at the bottom of the fridge.
  • Wash kitchen and eating utensils after use in hot soapy water.
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