With the holiday season just around the corner, this is the time of year that your kitchen is being used the most. You may be planning a home cooked holiday meal with your family or baking cookies for Santa. Please ensure that you are taking preventative measures to stay safe in the kitchen.
November 24-30 is National Home Fire Safety Week and Morison Insurance would like to remind you to be extremely cautious while cooking in the kitchen. Cooking is the lead cause of home fires in Canada, and the holiday season tends to bring a significant amount more of cooking, baking and general oven use.
It is important to never leave food unattended on the stove. Cooking requires your full attention as a fire can be sparked very quickly and can spread even quicker. Be proactive and watch your food so in the event of a fire, you are able to act quickly and assertively before it can escalate.
Here are some tips on how to handle a fire, should one occur:
Morison Insurance wishes you a safe and happy holidays.
**With files from the Canada Safety Council.
This blog is provided for information only and is not a substitute for professional advice. Please call our Morison Insurance brokers at 1-800-463-8074 for more information.