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  1. Kitchen Safety Click anywhere to continue

  2. First Time Users Start at Beginning Choose a section Partially Completed Teacher’s Pages For Teachers

  3. Click on the section you would like to go to. Falls Kitchen Hazard Activity Cuts Quiz Electrical Shock Video Fires

  4. AudienceTeacher’s Page • 6th -12th grade • Students who have never cooked or worked in a kitchen environment. • Students who are taking a foods and nutrition class for the fist time and need to be informed of safe kitchen procedures and first aid. Click anywhere to continue

  5. EnvironmentTeacher’s Page • Small Groups or Individuals • At a computer Click anywhere to continue

  6. Objective: Fall PreventionTeacher’s Page • Given a situation in a kitchen that involves a fall hazard, students will be able to identify the fall hazard. • Complete with 80% accuracy. Click anywhere to continue

  7. Objective: Prevention for Cuts • Given a situation in a kitchen that involves a cut hazard, students will be able to identify the cutting hazard. • Complete with 80% accuracy. Click anywhere to continue

  8. Objective: Electrical Shock prevention • Given a situation in a kitchen that involves and electrical shock hazard, students will be able to identify the electrical shock hazard. • Complete with 80% accuracy. Click anywhere to continue

  9. Objective: Prevention for fires • Given a situation in a kitchen students will be able to identify the fire hazard. • Complete with 80% accuracy. Click anywhere to continue

  10. The Skill to Learn Today is…. Recognizing and Preventing Hazards

  11. Recognizing and Preventing Hazards

  12. The keys to preventing kitchen accidents are…… • Careful kitchen management • Safe work habits Today you will learn some general guidelines to have a safe and fun cooking experience!

  13. Falls are a major hazard in the kitchen To prevent falls….

  14. Keep floors clean and free of clutter

  15. Wipe up spills, spatters, and peelings immediately

  16. Do not wear loose or floppy shoes • For example: Flip Flops • Do not wear loose or floppy clothes • For example: extremely baggy pants

  17. So….What is a good example of what to wear in the kitchen?? Long Hair pulled back Pants not hindering foot movement Sleeves or jewelry not hindering hand movement Close toed, well fitting shoes

  18. Use a firm step stool or ladder • DO NOT use a chair • Chairs are designed to be sat on, not stood on

  19. Cuts • Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that over 137,000 people receive hospital treatment for injuries from kitchen knives each year. • DON’T LET THAT BE YOU!! • Let’s learn about how to prevent cuts…

  20. Keep knives sharp and use properly • Click on each star to see how to use a knife properly • When you are finished click the arrow at the bottom of the screen

  21. Always use the right knife for the right job. Ask your teacher which knife is appropriate for the type of food you are cutting.

  22. If the knife is not slicing easily, stop using your knife and tell your teacher. Dull knives are a sure way to cut yourself.

  23. Make sure you have a firm grasp on the food you are cutting. Do not let anything hinder movement of your hands ( remember the good examples of what to wear in the kitchen??)

  24. Always cut away from your body. If the knife accidently slips out of your hands you want the blade to be facing away from your body, NOT towards it.

  25. DO NOT try to catch a falling knife. Stand out of the way and let it fall to the floor. • DO NOT soak knives in the sink; clean them after use. You may forget about them and they may become hidden in the soapy water and when an unsuspecting person comes along and puts • their hand in the water……… • OUCH!!!!!!

  26. Use a broom and dustpan, bread, or a wet paper towel to clean up broken glass. • DO NOT use your fingers. The glass shards will be razor sharp.

  27. Electrical Safety • Appliances save both time and work in the kitchen, but, they are a source of electrical shock if not used correctly • If you have any questions about how to use an electrical appliance ALWAYS ask your teacher before experimenting.

  28. Make sure cords of electrical appliances are on a clean, dry surface • DO NOT let a cord lay in • the sink • in a puddle on the counter

  29. To avoid damaging electrical appliances DO NOT: • Tug on cords • Let cords lay on a hot surface • Overload electrical sockets

  30. Fires • Fires can easily get out of hand. That is why you need to be proactive in fire safety for your sake and others

  31. Be able to locate and use the fire extinguisher so that you can put out a fire quickly. • Your teacher will instruct you where the fire extinguisher is located and how to use it properly.

  32. Use baking soda or salt to put out a fire instead of water Water will spatter and may end up burning you or others. Baking Soda Image retrieved from :,r:2,s:0

  33. Here is an exercise to test what you have learned……. • The next slide is a picture of a kitchen. You need to find 7 hazards in kitchen. • Click on the hazard to see an explanation and click on the forward arrow when you are finished.

  34. Image of kitchen retrieved from:,r:3,s:40

  35. Knives in the sink is a hazard because someone may not realize you have put them there or YOU may forget you put them there and reach into the sink and cut yourself.

  36. Overloading an electrical socket is a hazard because it may damage the appliances and start an electrical fire.

  37. Appliances setting in water are a hazard and may cause an electrical fire, in addition allowing cords to lay on hot surfaces may damage the electrical appliances and may cause a fire.

  38. Pouring water on a fire is a hazard because it may splatter and burn you and others.

  39. Sleeves covering the hands, dresses or pants covering the shoes, and long hair not pulled back are hazards because they hinder movement and may catch fire when daggling over the stove as shown in the picture.

  40. Picking up glass with your bare hands is a hazard because broken glass shards are extremely sharp. Pick up broken glass shards with a wet paper towel, a piece of bread, or sweep it up with a broom.

  41. Standing on a chair is a hazard. Chairs are meant to be sat on; not stood on. Use a step stool instead.

  42. Now it’s time for the real deal! • This quiz contains ten multiple choice questions that will test you over what you have learned in this PowerPoint. • You will need to answer eight of the ten questions correctly to pass the quiz • When you are ready click the forward arrow to take you to the quiz. • Good Luck!

  43. Sarah spills some oil she is measuring onto the floor. What should she do? Wipe up the oil immediately. Wait until she has finished measuring the oil then wipe it up. Let her teacher clean it up at the end of the class period.

  44. Correct! This will prevent slips, trips, and falls

  45. Incorrect! This would cause a fall hazard.

  46. 2. Tom has finished slicing tomatoes. He puts his knife in the sink. What should he have done with his knife? He did the correct thing Clean his knife after use and put it away Leave it on the cutting board for someone else to clean

  47. Correct! This will prevent anyone from accidently cutting themself.

  48. Incorrect! This causes a hazard for an unsuspecting person who puts their hands in the dishwater or leaves extra work for another group member.

  49. 3. Sally needs to use the electric mixer. The closest outlet has six places to plug in and five are already being used. What should she do? With her teacher’s permission, unplug some of the cords in the outlet, then plug in the electric mixer Plug in the electric mixer Tug on the cord until it reaches another outlet

  50. Correct! This will prevent electrical shock.