10 Tips for Picking the Perfect Chef's Shoes

Published 29, Apr 2016

Along with your palate and your knife skills, your choice of footwear is crucial to a successful time in the kitchen.

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Topics: Workplace Safety Tips

5 Benefits of Slip Resistant Shoes for Hospitals

Published 19, Apr 2016

Working in healthcare, you have more than enough things on your mind to start worrying about your footwear. The long-day shift on the back of a run of night shifts, the never ending to-do list, the countless miles you cover and the fact you barely have time to sit down - never mind, catch your breath. Despite being such a rewarding career, it can be tiring being a healthcare professional. This is why it's so important you choose the right shoes for work. Here are 5 reasons why you should choose slip resistant shoes when working in a hospital.

 

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Topics: Workplace Safety Tips

Want work shoes that last? 5 steps to work shoe immortality

Published 09, Mar 2016

Finding work shoes that last longer than three months is easy when you buy quality shoes and look after them properly. We've created a step-by-step guide so you can get the best out of your work shoes, to help you save from buying several pairs every year.

 

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Topics: Workplace Safety Tips, Workplace Footwear

7 ways slip resistant work shoes can protect kitchen staff

Published 17, Feb 2016

It's a common misconception that many people surprisingly fall for. Some people who work in a kitchen believe they don't need safety shoes for work. Working in a kitchen isn't like working in a factory or a construction site but there are many hazards that are exclusive to kitchens. As you already know, kitchen environments are busy and there's always the danger of sharp knives and boiling liquids. However, many of the dangerous hazards in a kitchen can be avoided by ensuring you're wearing appropriate footwear. Wearing your favourite high street trainers can't compete with slip resistant work shoes. Learn how slip resistant shoes can keep you safe at work. 

 

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Topics: Workplace Safety Tips, Workplace Footwear

How to improve safety in the workplace: 5 FACTORS to consider

Published 04, Jan 2016

Reducing accidents in the workplace and making yourself or your staff safer should be your #1 priority. In Great Britain, it has been estimated by the Health and Safety Executive that over 600,000 workers are injured at work every year. It's not just high-risk jobs like waiters and machinery staff who are at risk, but managers, chefs and dishwashers are also in danger of suffering an accident at work. Some hazards can’t be avoided. You can’t magically make the stairs go flat and start ironing out the uneven floorboards (as much as you wish you could!). Looking for ways how to improve safety in the workplace isn't a difficult task, here's 5 ways you can make improvements.

 

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Fetch the tinsel & mistletoe! : How to decorate your bar for Christmas

Published 05, Nov 2015

It's approaching that time of year again, it's time to start wearing your woolly hats and start singing those cheesy songs everyone knows. But just as everyone is getting into the festive spirit, it's also time to start decorating your bar. If you start planning early, you can decorate your bar for Christmas in style and on a budget. 

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Topics: Workplace Safety Tips, Life @ Work

Why is my back aching after a shift?

Published 13, Aug 2015

 

Unlike office workers, bus drivers and taxi drivers, you’re on your feet for pretty much your entire shift. It’s a long day at best; at worst it can cause extreme tiredness, fatigue, foot pain and chronic back pain. I can almost feel you nodding as I’m writing this. 

 

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Avoid these workplace injuries by protecting yourself from slips and falls

Published 05, Aug 2015

 

Slips and falls account for thousands of injuries in the workplace every year. Many workplaces feature environments that may be more susceptible to falls such as commercial kitchens, restaurants and manufacturing floors. 

 

Slip resistant shoes are the best defence against the risk associated with a slippery surface at work. Although some employees may be familiar with slip resistant shoes, many people believe that trips and slips won’t happen to them, or cause any significant injury.

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Topics: Workplace Safety Tips, Life @ Work

Reduce slips and falls in your restaurant

Published 29, Jun 2015

If you own or run a restaurant, it’s your duty to ensure the business is a smooth success, with the safety of your employers being a priority. Reducing slips and falls is one sure-fire step you can take, as these are among the most common causes of catering industry accidents.

 

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Topics: Workplace Safety Tips

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