Putting the turkey in the oven.

10 Quick Cooking Tips for a Safe Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is the leading day of the year for home fires involving cooking equipment. For a Thanksgiving everyone can enjoy, follow these 10 safety tips from the NFPA.

 

ALPS Icon Only Web Large - 2 STAY IN THE KITCHEN when you are cooking on the stove top so you can keep an eye on the food.

ALPS Icon Only Web Large - 2 STAY IN THE HOME when cooking your turkey and check on it frequently.

ALPS Icon Only Web Large - 2 KEEP CHILDREN AWAY FROM THE STOVE. The stove will be hot and kids should stay 3 feet away.

ALPS Icon Only Web Large - 2 MAKE SURE KIDS STAY AWAY FROM HOT FOOD & LIQUIDS. The steam or splash from vegetables,                    gravy or coffee could cause serious burns.

ALPS Icon Only Web Large - 2 KEEP THE FLOOR CLEAR so you don’t trip over kids, toys, pocketbooks or bags.

ALPS Icon Only Web Large - 2 KEEP KNIVES OUT OF THE REACH of CHILDREN.

ALPS Icon Only Web Large - 2 BE SURE ELECTRIC CORDS from an electric knife, coffee maker, plate warmer or mixer ARE NOT DANGLING OFF THE COUNTER within easy reach of a child.

ALPS Icon Only Web Large - 2 KEEP MATCHES AND UTILITY LIGHTERS out of the reach of children – UP HIGH in a locked cabinet.

ALPS Icon Only Web Large - 2 NEVER LEAVE CHILDREN ALONE in a room with a lit candle.

ALPS Icon Only Web Large - 2 MAKE SURE YOUR SMOKE ALARMS ARE WORKING. Test them by pushing the button.

Bonus Tip from the ALPS Team:

ALPS Icon Only Web Large - 2 INSTALL STOVETOP FIRESTOP above all stove tops for an added layer of protection against cooking fires.


We wish you and your loved ones a happy, healthy and safe Thanksgiving!

-The ALPS Team


Do you send messages like the above to your tenants? Do you take other precautions in your own home? Tell us about it in the comments below!

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