Fall FL Specific 2016 Newsletter
Motor Vehicle Reports (MVRs) should be obtained and reviewed annually, at a minimum, to evaluate individual driver performance. This document covers what a MVR review should include and the characteristics of an undesirable driver.
When placing cameras, you want to eliminate any “blind spots” and also focus on covering areas that will provide value (i.e. high foot traffic versus bare walls).
Video surveillance system continue to evolve with new technology to better help to protect your restaurant, customers, and crew. Today we see many camera possibilities, cameras that operate in low light with high resolution color, monitoring with storage capabilities of 1 year, and cameras that include audio surveillance.
Your ANSUL Fire Suppression System is one of the most important pieces of equipment within your restaurant. If properly maintained, your system should provide years of protection.
When it comes to safety of our customer’s there are a few key areas that should be included in your restaurant travel paths.
Every camera has a job just like your employees. Click on the link below to view best camera placement locations throughout your store.
Sunken Floor Mats – A New Solution to an Old Problem A major exposure restaurants face is people slipping and falling when they enter your store. People will bring in dirt or oil from parking lots, creating a situation where not only are they exposed to slips and falls, but also other customers and even [...]
Paying for Your Subcontractor’s Back Strain An Owner/Operator hires a carpenter to perform light trim work. While on a ladder, the carpenter spots a bee’s nest and is startled and falls, severely injuring himself. The claim, which totaled in excess of $300,000, is then filed with the Owner’s insurance carrier, and not with the carpenter’s [...]
“I Am Fine” – What to do if someone refuses treatment? Each of your stores should have a set of procedures in place for when an employee injuries themselves on the job. The manager should know they are responsible of handling the situation so that the employee is treated quickly and effectively so that [...]
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3 tips to ensure clean and sanitary food-contact surfaces Cleaning and sanitizing food-contact surfaces is one of the most important steps to prevent foodborne illness. Here are a few reminders to protect guests: Reinforce the need for vigilant cleaning and sanitizing practices. Pathogens can spread to food from equipment that hasn't been properly cleaned and [...]
Ensuring your customer’s safety is the one of the most important things that you must do as an owner. Customer safety can take many forms, ranging from clear and clean parking lots, dry floors, proper traffic patterns, food quality, and a host of other items. Read more.
Keeping your parking lots in good condition can not only present a good impression for your customers – one where your restaurant has high standards of maintenance and cleanliness, but also can help prevent slips trips and falls, struck by vehicles, and protect vehicles themselves by reducing claims for damage due to pot holes. Read [...]
Violence Prevention and Proactive Action Related Information: Crime, People, Property/Liab., Security Tough economic times can unfortunately bring more criminal activity to restaurants. Crime can be categorized as a robbery, domestic violence against an employee, or an assault or robbery that occurs on your property— even when none of your employees are involved. Sometimes, simply because [...]
Put A Robbery Policy In Place Now Related Information: Crime, People, Property/Liab., Security Make sure employees follow your crime and violence related policies at all times. Remember even the basics, like if a person has caused trouble in the past returns to the store, that person shouldn’t be ignored by an employee. Based on knowing [...]
A loose toilet seat can cause injuries to both customers and employees. Toilet seats should be checked daily to ensure they are secure and fastened.
A safe store starts from the ground up. It starts with every employee utilizing smart and safe floor cleaning habits. Today, floor care has become a science, one that is constantly evolving. To help you stay current, here are some new tools, tips and techniques you can share with your store’s team to make floor [...]
New pricing from The Heavyweight Deck Brush group
PlayPlace Cleaning is important in ensuring a safe and fun experience for kids.
Toilet Paper Dispensers - Prevent them from Falling, Popping Open, Broken/Scratched, or causing ADA related issue
Fry Station Safety and Risk Reduction Reference Source: Frymaster
Your restaurant floors can be a liability, if they’re not cleaned properly. Slips and falls rank among the top injuries to customers and employees at restaurants. They’re a danger (and a cost!) that can easily be prevented with the proper floor care tools and techniques. There are two main elements to getting a floor cleaned [...]
In prior winters, the most costly Owner/Operator claims occurred from employees slipping and falling on snow and ice in the parking lot. Learn how to prevent issues for your employee's and customers.
Detailed inspection form that can be used to correct potential hazards at your stores, before they become injuries to customers and employees.
Approved safety products catalog. Easy to use, as the most common safety products are listed in a concise, up front layout.
Discussion on why a safe driver policy is important, even if you do not have company vehicles (hint - you can still be held liable for accidents in cars owned by your employees, if they are driving on company business). Also links to a sample policy that is ready to be used, or modified, for your needs.
Review of vehicle safety issues, where you may be exposed, and a large selection of resources to assist in minimizing your exposure.
Article on how to prepare for a hurricane, and also setting up a business continuity program, to ensure that you can reopen shortly after the hurricane passes. Also includes a large selection of resources to assist with the building of your program.
A review of why people have back injuries (hint - its not just the weight of the object lifted), and how to prevent back injuries. Note - in many areas, strains have now passed slips and falls as the number one employee injury type.
Hiring day means that you may have many, untrained workers on-staff at once. Article discusses ways to train employees, plus documentation to ensure that you train the right way, every time.
How to keep customer and company information safe. Discusses how to use cameras to recognize suspicious behaviors, as well as backing up of computer data.
Article discussing the problem of credit card theft, as well as resources to prevent breaches.