BBQ Grilling Safety
BBQ Grilling safety
Summer months are slowly approaching and it is imperative that safety be taken when it comes to cooking delicious meals outdoors in 2019
July is the peak month for grilling fires including both structure , outdoor or unclassified fires. In 2012-2016 an average of 16600 patients per year went to the emergency room because if injuries involving grills, half of those being caused by thermal burns.
Children under 5 accounted for an average of 1600 of the 4500 thermal none fore grill burns. These burns typically occurred when someone, often a child bumped into, touched or fell on the grill, grill part or hot coals.
Seven out of every 10 adults in the US have a grill or smoker, which translates to a lot of tasty meals, but it also means there is an increased risk for home fires and injuries.