This is why cabinets with drawers are so important and you can this way keep your knives and forks (anything with pointed ends can be dangerous in the hands of a child) out of harms way and thus keep your children safer.
Many people will also keep medication in their cabinets for kitchens and this means that there might be some drugs that might be dangerous if ingested by children. Again then, cabinets for kitchens can help to keep these items high up and out of the sight of young children.

Keeping your food secure: If you keep your food on the side then there is a chance here as well that they will get eaten by children, or stolen by your dogs. As such it is important to keep your food secure and the best way to do this is in kitchen cabinets.