Navy Live is offering some timely tips for your grilling pleasure, and safety.
David Nelson of the Naval Safety Center reminds one and all that 49 grill related burn injuries have been reported by commands around the world in the last five years, and that’s 49 too many. His tips for keeping grilling not only safe but fun and tasty are an important refresher as we in the Northern Hemisphere head into summer. There are also links to general fire safety reminders and safe cooking temperatures for meats of all kinds.
My favorite admonition, and one that cannot be repeated enough, has to be:
And never use gasoline to get the fire going. There’s a reason why [gasoline is referred to] as the Idiot’s Friend.
And I’ll say Huzzah! to that. Click over for more tips from the men in blue. I personally want all the Brethren to have a safe – and very delicious – weekend.
Header: U.S. sailors enjoying a field mess in Cuba c 1900 via The Pirate’s Lair