Before you go out and crank up the grill. Get some grill gloves. Get some protection. You have to cook with a very hot grill or smoker. The pans, the meat, the juice mostly will burn you. The gloves they have now are so good. We used to have oven mitts that made it very difficult to grab anything. Now they have fingers and everything. You can almost do as much with a grill glove as you can with your bare hands.
Grill Grates, mats, trays, ect. cool down very fast but when you take them out of the grill they are very hot. Very Very hot and can burn your fingers and cause you to drop your food. When you have gloves on you don’t have to worry about that. Start your cook off right get some grill gloves before you start.