This dreaded coronavirus pandemic has created some potential issues. Wow was that an understatement!! Unfortunately, this means with restaurants closed or under severe restrictions more folks have been forced to cook and prepare meals at home. Common sense would dictate that this can increase the amount of kitchen accidents that can occur, especially for those with limited mobility or are aging. Nothing will ruin your day more than hazards in the kitchen. We here at HPFY can give you some helpful tips to make your time in the kitchen safer and tastier.
Our kitchens can be one of the happiest rooms in the home. This is where family meals are prepared and hunger pains get squashed. Unfortunately, there are some potential hazards that we may not even know about lurking in our kitchens. Now that we are spending more time in our kitchens than ever before due to the coronavirus, understanding what potential hazards may be lurking is important. Some obvious kitchen perils include:
In order to avoid these dangers and keep your kitchen safe, what are some easy ways to ensure that nothing catastrophic happens in our kitchens? While some of the answers to this question may seem basic and simple common sense, others may be a little more obtuse. If you want to create a safer kitchen environment try following some of these simple guidelines:
In order to create a safe environment in the kitchen, there are some simple aids that can help you. Especially as we age and may be a little less stable on our feet, we need a little more help making our kitchens safe. For a safer kitchen, try these 7 aids (especially those with limited mobility):
This virus pandemic has meant more time in our kitchens than probably ever before. As with anything else, this can increase the risk of a dangerous event happening. Be prepared for any kind of kitchen emergency greatly decreases the chance of an injury or even damage to your home. As the saying goes “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure!!”
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Kevin Cleary has been a Health Products For You contributor for many years and has a degree in marketing. His health and wellness journey has a very personal meaning and has guided him in his content writing for HPFY.
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