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

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

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

Make Buying Safety Shoes Easy by Understanding Hazards

Published 15, Jun 2018

Safety shoes are so-called for a reason. They’re designed to protect and support your feet - even in the most dangerous and strenuous of working environments. When you’re buying safety shoes, it’s vital you choose according to your specific job role and its individual hazards. Here are some tips to help you.

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Topics: Health and Safety, Regulations for Safety Footwear

The Importance of Slip-Resistant Shoes in Summer

Published 04, Jun 2018

Why is it important to wear slip-resistant shoes in the workplace? Well, would you ride a motorbike without wearing a helmet? Or drive a car that had no seat belts? The repercussions of not providing your staff with the correct protective footwear can be just as reckless. Something as simple as wearing the right shoes can alleviate these risks.

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Topics: Health and Safety