Health and Safety in Catering Industry is a cause for concerns. Accidents in restaurants, sandwich bars, cafes pubs, take-aways and many other types of catering businesses are on the increase. As such we need high level of safety in catering industry.
The causes include the use of blunt knives, persons slipping on wet floors, burns from heat or cleaning chemicals, failure to maintain equipment. Meanwhile, health and safety law applies to all businesses, no matter how small. As an employer, or self-employed person, you are responsible for health and safety in your business. However, the nature and extent of the risks in each workplace will vary as will the work required to manage them. Do well to prevent the menace no matter the cost. Seek for an advise of a Safety Specialist when need be.
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