Don't Take Chances With Safety
Here are some helpful tips you should know before you start grilling. When you’re dealing with fire, safety needs to be a priority. These precautions will to help make your grilling experience as safe as possible while still maintaining the incredible enjoyment of outdoor cooking.
1. Make sure your grill is in a well ventilated open area. If ventilation is a problem, consider installing a vent. Keep your grill away from combustibles or flammable materials.
2. Put your grill on a level surface. Make sure your gas connections, regulators and other fittings are in good condition and hooked up properly (Check owners manual).
3. Try not to wear loose clothes while grilling. They can catch on fire.
4. Do not use gasoline, diesel, kerosene, or other un-safe chemical to start your fire. (Check owners manual for proper grill lighting procedures)
5. Once the fire had been ignited, never apply starter to the coals in the grill.
6. Never leave the grill unattended. Especially if small children are present. Once the fire is started, don’t move the grill.
7. Makes sure your coals are completely burned out before removing them from the grill. If you use an electric starter, make sure it is off and cool before storing it.
8. Always use the proper cooking utensils when grilling.
9. Always have a fire extinguisher near-by where you’re grilling. A spray bottle filled with water can be used to handle flare-ups.
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