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Ditch the Ballet Shoes, Why Proper Waitress Shoes are the Way to Go

Published 16, Aug 2018

As a waitress, you’ll be on your feet for hours at a time, constantly dashing around to fulfil customer requests (including the strangest and most unreasonable). And that's before you're so tired you nearly end up falling, tripping or having feet that ache more than at the end of a big night out. The best waitress shoes are ones that provide plenty of comfort and support, have slip-resistant outsoles and are durable. Here’s why you should invest in proper waitress shoes.

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Topics: Comfort

How to Prevent Spills in the Kitchen (CLUE: It Starts from the Ground Up)

Published 14, Aug 2018

Slips and trips continue to be the most common cause of injury in European workplaces. It takes all members of staff to create a safe working environment for everyone. We’ll cover the steps your kitchen should already be taking and what more you can do to prevent spills and accidents.

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Topics: Health and Safety, Chef, Kitchen Safety

4 Lightweight Work Shoes That Don’t Look Like Safety Boots

Published 13, Aug 2018

When you need shoes with safety features at work but can't wear heavy duty safety boots, lots of people struggle for options. This is where lightweight work shoes come in. Here are four of our favourites.

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Topics: Regulations for Safety Footwear, Comfort

Why Your Team Struggles to Care About Factory Safety (And How to Fix it)

Published 07, Aug 2018

The safest and most productive manufacturers are those that ensure safety is an integral part of their team’s daily activities. Enforcing factory safety rules might be tricky but the main challenge is ensuring your team follow them. Perhaps some (or all) of your workers aren’t taking safety as seriously as they should. Here’s why and how you can fix the problems.

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Topics: Factory Safety

How to Make Sure You've Chosen the Right Catering Clogs

Published 06, Aug 2018

People who work in kitchens are more likely to be injured by slips, trips and falls than anything else. Here’s how to ensure that you and your team are wearing the correct catering clogs so that they can do their job as efficiently and safely as possible.

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Topics: Slip-Resistant Footwear

How To Perform A Simple Safety Footwear Risk Assessment

Published 02, Aug 2018

According to the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (OSHA), slips, trips and falls are the biggest causes of accidents in all industries - from manufacturing to office work. Ensuring that your employees are wearing the correct safety footwear is one way to prevent this, but there are certain criteria you need to look out for. Here’s how to conduct a simple safety footwear risk assessment.

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Topics: Health and Safety

Joining The A-Team: 5 Crucial Qualities Of A Good Waiter or Waitress

Published 01, Aug 2018

If you're looking to be a waiter or waitress, or you already are but want to look for areas to improve, it's important to consider more than the basic skills. Restaurants won't just be impressed if you can hold a large amount of food on a tray and are able to work in a team - these skills are expected of any waiting staff, regardless of experience. Think outside of the box with skills that set you apart from the rest. Here are five qualities of a good waiter.

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Topics: restaurant, Waiter Skills

Why Non-Slip Restaurant Shoes Make Your Life Easier

Published 30, Jul 2018

Restaurants are fast-paced environments where everyone, from front of house to the team in the kitchen, needs to be quick on their feet at all times. You also have to be on your feet for most of your shift too. That’s why you should invest in non-slip restaurant shoes. From comfort to safety, here’s how they’ll help make your life easier.

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Topics: Slip-Resistant Footwear

You've Been Asked to do a Kitchen Safety Risk Assessment - But Don't Know Where to Start

Published 30, Jul 2018

A risk assessment isn’t just required by law - it’s also an important step towards protecting your team and providing a safe place to work. Kitchens are particularly hazardous workplaces so it’s vital that your assessments are thorough. Here’s a guide on conducting a kitchen safety risk assessment and the areas you need to cover.

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Topics: Health and Safety

Foot Care Tips for Waitresses: How to Look After Your Feet

Published 25, Jul 2018

How often do you think about your feet? They go through so much and they’re usually taken for granted. Working long shifts on your feet, walking thousands of steps a day and sometimes wearing the most uncomfortable of shoes, it's surprising our feet don't go on strike!

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Topics: Life @ Work