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When working or preparing foods in the kitchen, one must be aware of safety hazards that may occur and take precautions in preventing injuries or accidents from happening by creating and maintaining a safe working environment.
The teacher needs to be aware of how to prevent kitchen accidents and to practice good kitchen safety for a safe working environment.
Know the proper first-aid procedures for cuts, burns, falls, and electrical shock.
First aid for falls, cuts, burns, and electrical shock. Safety rules and guidelines for a safe working environment.
The student will conscientiously demonstrate throughout the semester by practicing the rules and guidelines for Kitchen Safety in maintaining a safe working environment for themselves and others.
Talk to the class about Safety in the Kitchen. Together read the handout: Laboratory Safety and Sanitation. Explain some general rules and guidelines to follow. Discuss ways to prevent falls, cuts, burns, electrical shock, choking and identify the first aid recommended for each.
Show a video on Kitchen Safety.
For review, discuss whether or not it is a SAFE or UNSAFE practice in the Kitchen Safety Sort.