Care recipient (cr) was burned by food when he took container out of the microwave

Try: The safest place for a microwave is on a counter top not above head-level to avoid injury to the face when hot items are removed always use hot mitts when removing items from microwave keep hot mitts next to microwave for convenience

Materials: Hot mitts

Categories: Sage, Topic, Maintenance, Medical Physical

Information: n/a

References: Society of certified senior advisors 2010 the consumer’s guide to home safety for seniors available at www csa us

Keywords: Microwave kitchen cooking home safety

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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