This Memorial Day weekend may be filled with family fun, maybe some travel, and outside grilling for sure. Here are four tips to ensure your safety during the holiday:
#1 – Fire hazards: Always keep a fire extinguisher at the ready. It will be needed immediately during an emergency fire situation.
#2 – Children: Never allow small children to go near the grill; they are susceptible to burns and should be supervised closely if they do come near the grill.
#3 – Clean the grill: To reduce the risk of a fire hazard and to make sure the grill is clean before adding fire and food.
#4 – Food safety: It is imperative that meat is cooked as required; if unsure refer to the USDA guidelines. Keep dairy and cold foods chilled until serving. It is best to keep coolers outside for iced down food and drinks. Note – keep plenty of ice ...