Hospitality - Hotel, Restaurant and Kitchen
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The Threat of Violence Remains All Too Real for Fast-Food Workers
This article summarizes findings shared by the nonprofit National Employment Law Project, in a report released earlier this year titled “Behind the Arches: How McDonald’s Fails to Protect Workers From Workplace Violence.
Source: Grub Street
How mental health checks may help restaurant workers temper destructive stress
The Public Broadcasting Station (PBS) shares how after a series of high-profile suicides last year, one restaurant owner in Sacramento, California, decided to confront a problem plaguing kitchens around the country.
Reducing the risk of propane explosions in food trucks
Explosions in food trucks can occur when propane leaks from equipment or a fuel tank, builds up inside a truck, and ignites. This bulletin discusses how explosion hazards can develop and how food truck owners and operators can reduce the risks.
Source: WorkSafe BC
Kitchen safety showdown (video)
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
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
The FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation’s food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation.
More food safety links from MEDLINEplus
More food safety links from MEDLINEplus.