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6 Dangerous Things You Should Avoid When Cooking With Gas Cooker

When cooking with gad please take extra care as gas will ignite once they have reached a certain temperature.

Below are some Gas Stove Safety Guidelines Everyone Should Know

1. Mobile Phone.

Do not use your phone to make calls while cooking, especially when using a gas stove. If there's a gas leak you're not aware of and your phone heats up to the point where there is a short circuit, the small arc of electricity created, combined with the gas, could cause an explosion.

2. When you perceive a smell of gas, please do not switch on any electronic devices or light switch in the building, just calmly off your cylinder and open windows to allow the gas to escape.

3. Keeping Inflammable Objects Away;

The heat from a gas stove burner can burn inflammable objects that are held close to it. Any plastic utensils or jars, foil paper wrappings, and air-tight glass containers must be kept at a safe distance from the gas stove, primarily when it is being used.

One common mistake most of us make is placing things on adjacent burners that are not being used. The safest option is to keep absolutely nothing on the burners and keep inflammable objects far away from the stove.

Only utensils and cookware that is safe to be used on a gas stove should be kept near it, to avoid careless and unintentional use of inflammable appliances.

4. Avoid shaking your gas cylinder to ascertain the among of gas remaining inside it, this is extremely bad as it can enhance explosion.

5. Don't keep out of sight when cooking with Gas, it can lead to something dangerous if anything goes wrong.

6. Managing the Flame

The flame in gas stoves can be easily controlled by turning the knob and changed between low, medium, and high. It should never reach out from under the cookware put on the burners, as that may expose your fingers to the heat.

It is essential that the burners are turned on only for the duration of cooking. Leaving the flame unattended or while not cooking may lead to accidents and fire hazards. If the spark does not light up as soon as the burner is turned on, you must turn it off and wait for a few seconds.

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