7 Kitchen Safety Rules
- Tuck back long hair and wear short sleeves.
- Wash hands often.
- Keep pot handles turned away from edge of stove.
- Store a fire extinguisher in an easily accessible spot.
- Use a butter knife for cutting practice.
- Have adults take things off the stove and out of the oven, food processor, or blender.
- Keep all your small appliances unplugged.
Originally published in the March 2009 issue of Parents magazine.