Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday filled with family, fun and food. Unfortunately, thanksgiving is also a time that we tend to see more damage claims.
The insurance industry typically sees an uptick of fire damage claims during this time of year. How big is the uptick? According to fema, you are 2.3% more likely to be involved in a fire on thanksgiving than any other day in the year.
There are many more risks that Thanksgiving presents to its participants than just fire. There are a number of areas that you should take caution in, which we will dive into below.
Enjoy these Thanksgiving safety tips from Ferguson Insurance Center
Reconsider The Turkey Fryer
Many people love the taste of a deep-fried turkey on thanksgiving but the process of frying it can be a dangerous one. When deep frying a turkey you are putting yourself at risk of burns as well as the fire hazard that the gas-fueled burner presents.
If you can’t resist the urge to fry that turkey, be sure to follow these safety tips to protect your home and your family.
Kitchen Safety and Sanitation: Prevent Food Poisoning
Food poisoning is something that no one wants to give or receive during the holiday season. When it comes to cooking poultry, like turkey, properly thawing and sanitation is of the utmost importance.
Remove All Potential Hazards
Kitchen safety hazards that come with Thanksgiving are also injuries from appliances or hot dishes. Here are a couple of short kitchen safety tips to keep in mind.
Kitchen Safety Rules For Kids
Thanksgiving time is a great time of year to pass down dishes from generation to generation. It’s also a great time to pass down kitchen safety rules to the younger generations as well. Be sure to share these tips…
These kitchen safety tips are suggestions that may help keep the Thanksgiving festivities fun and safe for you and your loved ones.