Kitchen Safety

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Mar 29, 2018
Kitchen safety showdown (video)

https://youtu.be/Y7D90UJbCg0

Chefs compete to see who’s got the chops when it comes to restaurant safety. Learn how to avoid common kitchen injuries, including burns and cuts, muscle strains and falls, and hazardous chemicals and equipment. For more info, go to https://www.saif.com/kitchensafety

Source: SAIF

Jan 25, 2017
Links to information on burns from MEDLINEplus

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/burns.html

Visit this site to learn more about types of burns, burn prevention and treatment of burns.

Source: MEDLINE

Jan 24, 2017
Restaurant Supervisor Safety Training Program - Safety Tip Sheets

http://www.dir.ca.gov/chswc/english_training_program.pdf

Designed to be used by employees as part of the Restaurant Safety Training activity, these tip sheets can also be used by managers to identify new protective measures you can put in place, or issues to emphasize in employee training.

Source: CA DIR

Apr 01, 2016
Oregon OSHA: Prevent Burns

http://osha.oregon.gov/OSHAPubs/2988.pdf

Poster on how to prevent burns for restaurant workers.

Source: OSHA

Apr 01, 2016
Oregon OSHA: Prevent Burns (PDF)

http://osha.oregon.gov/OSHAPubs/hazard/2993-12.pd

Poster on how to prevent burns for restaurant workers.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Mar 01, 2014
Dietary Module: Hospital eTool/Nursing Home eTool

https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/etools/hospital/dietary/dietary.html

This dietary module eTool* focuses on some of the hazards and controls found in the hospital kitchen setting, including ergonomics, kitchen equipment, fire safety, machine guarding and more.

Source: OSHA

Jul 01, 2012
HSE information sheet - Preventing back pain and other aches and pains to kitchen and food service staff

http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/cais24.pdf

This guidance provides information provided by UK Health & Safety Executive on significant risk areas to look for and offers practical examples of solutions that you can apply in your workplace.

Source: HSE

Feb 01, 2008
Do you cook with butter-flavored oils or butter substitutes?

http://www.lni.wa.gov/Safety/REsearch/Files/DiacetylFactSheet.pdf

Information for restaurant owners and workers about diacetyl provided by Washington State Department of Labor & Industries February 2008.

Source: WA Department L&I

Feb 01, 2008
Do you cook with butter-flavored oils or butter substitutes? (PDF)

http://www.lni.wa.gov/Safety/REsearch/Files/DiacetylFactSheet.pdf

Information for restaurant owners and workers about diacetyl provided by Washington State Department of Labor & Industries February 2008.

Source: Washington Department of Labor and Industries

Jan 01, 2007
Restaurant Supervisor Safety Training Program - Safety Tip Sheets (PDF)

http://www.dir.ca.gov/chswc/english_training_program.pdf

Designed to be used by employees as part of the Restaurant Safety Training activity, these tip sheets can also be used by managers to identify new protective measures you can put in place, or issues to emphasize in employee training. Also available in Spanish.

Source: CA DIR