BBQ Hazards we never thought of.

July 14, 2015, Kitchener, Ontario

Posted by: Robert Deutschmann, Personal Injury Lawyer

A recent article in the Toronto Star highlighted how dangerous BBQ can be. Melinda Mouldy was eating some BQ hamburger at a friend’s house when she felt stabbing pain at the back of her throat. She began vomiting violently and ended in the emergency room where doctors found an 11.3 mm metal BBQ brush bristle lodged deep in her throat.

If this sounds like a fluke you should know that it isn't. In fact it happens often enough that the government has issued safety tips for BBQ. They advise you check both your grill and your brush each time you barbeque. You should ensure the grill is entirely clean before adding meat, and that the brush be replaced regularly. Throw it out if you notice loose bristles,

 

 

 

 

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