Precautions while using Kitchen Equipments
Do You Know Now To Safely Handle a Knife
You know the saying, a dull knife is more dangerous than a sharp one . I know we have all heard this before, and it s true. A dull knife is more likely to slip and cause injury because it requires more force to cut with a dull knife than a sharp one. In order to cut something, always cut by applying even pressure. The correct and safe cutting procedure is to hold the knife handle firmly and apply even pressure downward and away from the hand.
Always pick the knife up by the handle and do not hand it to someone by the blade. Put the knife down on the counter and allow the person to pick it up from the counter themselves.
Use the proper knife for the job: don t use a butcher knife to peel vegetables. Always clean and sanitize knives before and after each use. Never leave a knife in the sink or somewhere where it may not be seen. This could cause serious injury to someone.
Always cut on the appropriate cutting surface: do not cut on metal counters as this may cause personal injury and will dull the knife ... then you know what happens next.