Kitchen and cooking fire safety
Observe these kitchen and cooking fire safety tips in order to have a fire-safe kitchen and a fire-free cooking experience.
- Stay in the kitchen, don’t leave while cooking.
- Strike match stick first, then turn on cooker knob.
- Enforce a kid free zone.
- Turn pot handles inward facing the wall to prevent burns caused by overturn.
- keep things away that can burn from the burner/stove.
- Make sure the kitchen is inspected before going to bed.
- Provide first aid, fire blanket, fire extinguisher in your kitchen.
- Always keep your kitchen clean.
- LPG is a flammable gas which can create fire or an explosion, It can leak, via cylinder valve head.
- Connections between the burner/ cooker and cylinder.
- Wear and tear, cracks on the hose can cause leakage.
- Gas supply lines, (hose/pipe) on the burner.
- Leakage from the regulator.
Use soapy water to check for leakage after refilling your cylinder, check for leakage before use.
If you smell a leakage of gas in the kitchen.
- Do not switch off or connect/ disconnect electrical plugs.
- Turn off your cylinder regulator and open doors and window to increase ventilation.