Thanksgiving Safety Tips

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­Wash hands before and after handling food (and when switching between foods).

Never handle cooked and raw foods together.

Keep cooking and prep surfaces clean.Stay in the kitchen when using the stove.

Stay inside when using the oven and check it frequently.

Keep deep fryers outside, away from walls, and free from moisture.

Avoid dangling accessories or loose clothing around hot surfaces and fires.
Never use water on a grease fire

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Food Safety:

Defrost foods properly.

Cook foods immediately after thawing.

Use a thermometer to ensure the turkey cooks well.

Refrigerate food within 2 hours.

Leftovers are safe for 4 days in the refrigerator.

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Traveling Safety:

Check the weather and plan ahead.

Don’t follow other vehicles too closely.

Secure all windows and doors before leaving your home.

Use a designated driver.

Buckle up and don’t use your cell phone while driving.

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More Tips:

http://www.atlantictraining.com/safety-tips/thanksgiving-safety-tips.php

http://www.redcross.org/news/article/Thanksgiving-Safety-Tips

http://www.nfpa.org/Public-Education/By-topic/Seasonal-fires/Thanksgiving-safety

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