10 Tips for Grilling Safety

by the MWHC Blog Team
May 23, 2017

Memorial Day is considered by many to be the official start of summer. As the days get longer and warmer, many people look forward to one of the tastiest ways to cook – outdoor grilling.

Unfortunately, 10,200 home fires [1] are started by grills each year, on average, and roughly half of all injuries involving grills are thermal burns, including burns both from fire and from contact with hot objects.

Check out these 10 grilling safety tips from our Burn Center team at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, so that you and your family can enjoy the great taste of food cooked on the grill all summer long.

1The National Fire Protection Association’s Home Grill Fires Fact Sheet

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