Knife Safety Instructions

  • When handling knife blades, direct sharp points and edges away from you
  • Cut in the direction away from your body
  • Use a sharp tool, not one with a dull blade
  • Do not use broken knives
  • Do not use knives as screwdrivers or pry bars
  • Do not leave knives in sinks full of water
  • Do not pick-up knives by their blades
  • Keep knives and scissors in their sheath
  • Do not attempt to catch a falling knife
  • Store knives in knife blocks after using
  • Be careful when picking up bags with sharp objects in it
  • When opening boxes, use box cutters