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What is the HazCom App and where can I find more information?

OSHA requires that Safety Data Sheets (SDS) be readily available for any chemicals that are utilized by employees in the restaurants.  This is an essential part of the restaurant’s OSHA required Chemical HazCom program, and important in case they are needed in the event of an emergency.  To assist restaurants in their HazCom program, in [...]

What is the HazCom App and where can I find more information?2024-02-06T20:14:46+00:00

How to Prevent Rooftop Fires

As a Owner/Operator, it’s imperative to protect your investment of valuable rooftop assets, while keeping a safe environment for your guests and staff. Rooftop fires originate from mishandled grease, ignored rooftop HVAC/R units, faulty electrical systems and several other reasons. We’re here to provide you with actionable changes to ensure that you and your rooftop [...]

How to Prevent Rooftop Fires2024-02-16T16:32:26+00:00

Why Restaurants Benefit from Cloud-Based Video Storage

Running a successful restaurant today involves more than just great food and service—it requires prioritizing safety, security, and operational efficiency. Long-term cloud-based video storage emerges as an important tool for achieving these goals. Hear from Amy Hoover, Chief Information and Technology Officer, from Manna Inc. as she reveals how Envysion’s Cloud Archive played a pivotal [...]

Why Restaurants Benefit from Cloud-Based Video Storage2023-12-21T21:12:37+00:00

International Travel

For this topic, it is recommended you use the US Department of State’s web site and resources provided below. International Travel <- Click Here        

International Travel2023-10-25T17:31:59+00:00

Nuclear and Radiological Incidents

For this topic, it is recommended you use the US Department of State's current advisory posted May 15, 2023 provided below. Nuclear and Radiological Incidents <- Click Here  

Nuclear and Radiological Incidents2023-10-25T17:33:14+00:00

Friction in the Kitchen: Proper Footwear and Slip-Resistant Mats

Restaurant kitchens are hazardous work environments for employees due to the number of disparate dangers in such a small space. Whether it’s stovetop flames, razor-sharp knives or 400-degree frying oil, restaurant employees contend with many dangers while working in a commercial kitchen. Safety programs and protocols are critical for avoiding injury with these hazards. Employees [...]

Friction in the Kitchen: Proper Footwear and Slip-Resistant Mats2023-10-11T17:11:54+00:00

Ensuring a Welcoming Environment: Addressing Homeless Presence

Introduction Maintaining a welcoming and comfortable atmosphere is crucial for the success of any restaurant. However, the presence of homeless individuals, often referred to as vagrants, around restaurant premises can pose challenges to creating such an environment. Addressing this issue requires a delicate balance of compassion, community involvement, and effective strategies to ensure a positive [...]

Ensuring a Welcoming Environment: Addressing Homeless Presence2023-08-18T21:58:26+00:00

The Importance of Documenting Customer Incidents on Your Property

Running a successful business involves more than just providing quality products and services; it also requires meticulous attention to customer incidents that occur on your property. Whether you manage a retail store, a restaurant, a hotel, or any other type of establishment that welcomes customers, documenting these incidents is a crucial aspect of ensuring customer [...]

The Importance of Documenting Customer Incidents on Your Property2023-08-11T20:34:55+00:00

Data Digger Background Screening

The Importance of Background Checks and Selecting a Reliable Partner for Risk Management in the Hiring Process Introduction: Background checks play a crucial role in the hiring process by providing essential information about potential employees, ensuring they do not pose a risk to the organization, current employees, customers, or partners. To effectively manage risk and [...]

Data Digger Background Screening2023-07-06T15:53:33+00:00

Workplace Violence – The Current Environment

Restaurant environments can be bustling and demanding, with a mix of customers, staff, and high-pressure situations. However, ensuring a safe workplace is crucial for the well-being of employees and the overall success of the establishment. One major concern is workplace violence, which can have detrimental effects on both employees and customers. By implementing proactive measures [...]

Workplace Violence – The Current Environment2023-06-23T15:38:49+00:00

Disaster/Hurricane Supplies – Your Restaurants Needs

Having basic supplies stocked and ready for emergencies or in hurricane-prone areas is indeed a responsible and proactive approach for restaurants. By being prepared, restaurants can ensure the safety and well-being of their employees and customers during and after a hurricane. Additionally, sharing surplus supplies with others who may be more severely impacted or with [...]

Disaster/Hurricane Supplies – Your Restaurants Needs2023-07-20T12:29:53+00:00

Sandbagging: A Guide to Flood Preparedness and Mitigation

Natural disasters, including floods, can have a severe impact on restaurant businesses, leading to significant financial losses and operational disruptions. As a restaurant business owner, it is crucial to take proactive measures to protect your enterprise from the devastating effects of flooding. Sandbagging, a technique commonly used in flood prevention, can be employed by business [...]

Sandbagging: A Guide to Flood Preparedness and Mitigation2023-05-23T22:05:30+00:00

Top Threats At A Glance

1.) Cyber incidents 2.) Business Interruption 3.) Macroeconomic Developments 4.) Energy Crisis 5.) Changes in Legislation and Regulation 6.) Natural Catastrophes 7.) Climate Change 8.) Shortage of Skilled Workforce 9.) Fire, Explosion 10.) Political Risks and Violence   Source: 2023 Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty Note:  This data will be updated annually and above is most current.

Top Threats At A Glance2023-05-23T20:02:21+00:00

Money Matters

We all know that money matters, it is the usually the main reason we work, whether that be part time or as a business owner.  Every shift of every day we put forth the effort to build our sales. The revenue generated eventually must make it to the bank to get into your pockets, or [...]

Money Matters2023-04-18T20:15:45+00:00

What is Spoliation?

What is Spoliation?             Spoliation is the destruction of evidence, whether negligent or intentional, that should be preserved for a lawsuit. Depending on the jurisdiction, a spoliation claim may be brought as an independent cause of action or may be raised as the basis of a discovery dispute or seeking an adverse presumption against the [...]

What is Spoliation?2024-01-22T20:34:57+00:00

Spoliation of Evidence 101- What to do Today to Help Win Tomorrow

Courts across the country have long held that the obligations of an owner or manager of a commercial property that is open to customers include a duty to ensure the customer’s safety, while they are on the premises.  Similar duties exist in every state that require commercial vehicle owners to ensure those vehicles are maintained [...]

Spoliation of Evidence 101- What to do Today to Help Win Tomorrow2024-01-22T20:35:16+00:00

Save Money by Maintaining Your HVAC Equipment

Many Owner/Operators only call an HVAC/R contractor when their HVAC/R system isn’t functioning properly, despite its units requiring routine maintenance and occasional repairs. Neglected HVAC/R equipment not only increases unnecessary energy consumption but heightens the risk of fires and gas leaks. By understanding why scheduled tune-ups for your HVAC/R units are a leading best practice, [...]

Save Money by Maintaining Your HVAC Equipment2023-02-17T21:29:56+00:00

Preserve That Video- Claims Insight from a Defense Attorney

Not long ago, I saw a football player working out hard in a gym during the offseason. He was wearing a t-shirt that read, “Championships are won in the offseason.” I found the sentiment profound and surprisingly applicable to the defense of personal injury cases. Our cases are often won or lost before a lawsuit [...]

Preserve That Video- Claims Insight from a Defense Attorney2023-02-01T20:05:28+00:00

Understanding Why Background Checks Matter and Where to Find Help

In many industries, submitting to a background check is a normal part of getting hired for a job. From working in a grocery store to driving freight trucks long distances on the road, many employers take steps to better understand the individuals they choose to employ. In some sectors, such as childcare and education, background [...]

Understanding Why Background Checks Matter and Where to Find Help2022-12-27T18:15:52+00:00

How to Prepare Your Roof for a Storm

Hurricanes and strong storms have the potential to create tremendous damage to your roof. With simple preparation, you can be one step ahead of approaching storms and help decrease the likelihood of destruction. Below is a list of easy, actionable items to complete in order to avoid future expensive, yet preventable roof repairs. Remove or [...]

How to Prepare Your Roof for a Storm2022-12-14T18:43:14+00:00

Is Your Property Safe from Trip and Falls?

Maintenance is key to preventing trip and falls on your property. Potholes, broken curbs, or uneven surfaces could cause someone to trip and fall.  Something else to consider is making sure there is clear visual distinction between walking surfaces and any steps or change in elevation. An easy way to make sure your customers don’t [...]

Is Your Property Safe from Trip and Falls?2022-10-31T22:08:57+00:00

Demonstrations and Protests

Keeping your restaurants, employees, and customers safe is always something that should be top of mind.  Situations can escalate and sometimes result in injuries or significant damage to your business.Be observant.If things look to be escalating, take actions up to possibly closing the restaurant while contacting the necessary authorities (police, fire department, EMT, etc.) and [...]

Demonstrations and Protests2022-10-31T19:05:39+00:00

Protect Your Business/Employees with Managed Video Solutions

It’s difficult to oversee day-to-day activities across all of your stores. It’s even more challenging to be physically on location managing critical claims, which require more time and money. The bottom line: customer and employee incidents can result in liabilities, hindering profit margins if measures are not in place to protect you from damages [...]

Protect Your Business/Employees with Managed Video Solutions2023-07-31T12:11:41+00:00

Re-think your trash handling to increase safety

Trash handling in quick-serve restaurants hasn’t changed since the industry began.  Every year, millions of trash bags are moved from dining rooms to dumpsters.  But one of the things that few think about, until it becomes a problem, is safety issues surrounding the trash handling process. The problems, once you dig into the data, are [...]

Re-think your trash handling to increase safety2022-09-12T18:50:38+00:00

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery for Restaurants

Is your restaurant prepared for a power outage? What about a flood caused by faulty sprinklers? Situations like these can cause both property and reputation damage and put your employees’ and customers’ safety at risk. Don’t be caught unaware during a business interruption. Through business continuity planning and management, incident response, emergency messaging, and more, [...]

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery for Restaurants2022-08-16T18:40:04+00:00

Learn how shifting focus can create a winning safety culture

In sports, rules are put in place to ensure the integrity of the game and to protect the players; however, sometimes players like to push the limits of the game and feel that unless enough physical contact takes place to result in an injury, it doesn’t really count. The short version of this concept is [...]

Learn how shifting focus can create a winning safety culture2022-07-21T18:09:54+00:00

Social Inflation

Social inflation is the trend of rising insurance costs due to increased litigation, plaintiff-friendly judgments and so-called “nuclear” jury awards – also shows no signs of slowing, and litigation funding is an added concern for insurers (insurance companies and insurance markets). With the rise in inflation, claim costs in several lines of coverage including commercial [...]

Social Inflation2022-06-17T17:33:22+00:00

Are You Prepared for a Property Claim?

Being prepared for a property loss is critical to minimizing the total cost of a large loss and its impact on future premiums. A major property loss is rare, but most insureds do have losses. Since handling a loss is not a normal part of your daily routine, it can raise many questions and potential [...]

Are You Prepared for a Property Claim?2022-05-06T16:09:21+00:00

Restaurant Safety

Restaurant and food service is one of the largest industries in the United States. As a business owner and manager in this industry, you face unique challenges ranging from hiring, training, and retaining employees; service quality; rising costs; and regulatory demands, to name a few. Additionally, workplace accidents can have a huge impact on your [...]

Restaurant Safety2022-03-09T16:14:35+00:00

Make Your Business Wildfire Ready

Each year, thousands of acres of wildland and many homes are destroyed by fires that can erupt at any time of the year from a variety of causes, including arson, lightning, and debris burning. Adding to the fire hazard is the growing number of people living in new communities built in areas that were once [...]

Make Your Business Wildfire Ready2023-06-01T12:05:34+00:00

Reduce Your Rooftop Risk

RoofingSource helps thousands of restaurant owners extend the life of their roof while also protecting their business by: Avoiding Slips, Trips, & Falls - A leaking roof can leave you vulnerable to a possible lawsuit or Workers Compensation claim. In order to reduce your exposure, proper documentation of preventative maintenance and leak repair is key in [...]

Reduce Your Rooftop Risk2021-04-14T21:23:26+00:00

Workers’ Compensation Audit Checklist

Workers’ Compensation Audit The workers' compensation audit is performed after the expiration of the policy period. Workers’ compensation audits may be performed by phone, mail, or in person. They are completed to verify that the payroll class codes quoted still accurately reflect the business operation during the policy period of coverage. Audits also ensure that [...]

Workers’ Compensation Audit Checklist2021-03-30T12:28:11+00:00

Profits Hiding In Your Trash Processing?

PACK-A-DRUM trash deflation systems could cut your waste hauling bills by 40-60% with No-Investment Needed. Pack-A-Drum users have saved over $96 Million in waste costs! If this solution can put a dollar more to your bottom line, would you give us a quarter? This PATENTED deflation and compaction waste volume reduction system: Improves employee safety [...]

Profits Hiding In Your Trash Processing?2021-01-31T15:57:29+00:00

Squadle, Digital Food Safety and More

Company Overview Squadle is a technology company committed to delivering flexible, user-friendly applications that enable multi-unit operators to simplify complex operations and streamline food safety and compliance. By combining its proprietary digital checklists, patented sensor automation, and machine vision technology with its customer-first approach, Squadle delivers intuitive, out-of-the-box ready products. Safety Benefits Squadle’s Digital Checklists [...]

Squadle, Digital Food Safety and More2021-05-18T12:55:04+00:00

Skechers Slip Resistant Shoes

SKECHERS launched in 1992 with a black utility boot for men, a style that became an icon of the grunge generation. In the years since, we've grown into a global footwear leader offering thousands of work, casual, fashion, and performance shoes for all ages – but we've remained true to our utility heritage, expanding our [...]

Skechers Slip Resistant Shoes2020-11-03T17:13:44+00:00

Preventing Mulch Fires

Mulch is a combustible material that can be easily ignited by improperly discarded smoking materials. Hundreds of small and large fires are started this way every year.  The risk is that what starts as a small outdoor mulch fire can quickly spread to buildings. A mulch fire can be well underway before someone notices or [...]

Preventing Mulch Fires2022-02-14T15:48:59+00:00

Civil Unrest/Riots and Safety

Rioting can happen anywhere in the country or locally impacting your franchise system and/or your specific business.  In 2020 alone, this has cost our owners/clients (your system) millions in damages, lost income, and lost pay for countless employee's that work in the closed locations. Boarding up windows is one thing that can be done along [...]

Civil Unrest/Riots and Safety2020-07-01T22:43:43+00:00

Keep Cooler and Freezer clean to prevent worker injuries

If your walk-in coolers and freezers are not kept clean and organized, your workers could be injured in a number of ways: slip and falls, trip and falls and lifting injuries, to name a few.  All of these can cost you time and money if an employee is injured. Be sure to follow these best practices [...]

Keep Cooler and Freezer clean to prevent worker injuries2020-08-24T20:42:57+00:00

Restaurant Safety Surveys- Is your restaurant safe?

A safety survey can help save you money in future premiums by identifying unsafe conditions before an injury occurs. As an Owner/Operator, you are responsible for providing a safe environment for your customers and employees. Conducting your own restaurant safety surveys will allow you to cost-effectively identify problems and get them fixed before someone is [...]

Restaurant Safety Surveys- Is your restaurant safe?2021-12-03T19:09:30+00:00

General Worker Health Guidelines

Implementing these extra precautionary measures is another way employees can feel good about where they work, and customers can trust their favorite food/ beverage is being prepared by healthy crew members.  This is one of the many ways everyone is doing its part to help stop the spread of COVID-19 at this critical time. — [...]

General Worker Health Guidelines2020-07-01T22:43:43+00:00

Got Grease Buildup? – Cascade Plus Hood Filters can help

Standard metal baffles capture 25% of airborne kitchen grease, allowing the other 75% to make its way into hoods, ducts, fans and rooftops.  Franke's Cascade Plus Filtration System captures up to 98% of airborne kitchen grease, reducing hood cleanings, nightly filter cleanings, costly disruptions to restaurant operations, and mitigating fire risk. Features and Benefits: Reduce metal [...]

Got Grease Buildup? – Cascade Plus Hood Filters can help2020-07-01T22:43:43+00:00

Sample Checklist for 72 Hours Prior to, During and After a Hurricane

When a hurricane watch is in effect, do you know what steps you should take to protect your business?  The actions you take throughout every stage of the hurricane are crucial for reducing risks of damage to your company. 72 hours prior to a hurricane: Event preparations Assemble supplies for emergency crews and emergency [...]

Sample Checklist for 72 Hours Prior to, During and After a Hurricane2023-08-28T14:40:19+00:00

How To Stay Safe In An Earthquake

Earthquakes can happen at any time of the year and occur without warning, although they usually last less than one minute. Aftershocks following the initial earthquake may occur for hours, days, or even months. Below are some best practices to stay safe if an earthquake occurs. Before an Earthquake Before an earthquake occurs, secure items [...]

How To Stay Safe In An Earthquake2020-07-10T19:27:21+00:00

Active Shooter – Key Strategies

Active shooter events in the United States have risen dramatically in recent years.  This webinar, hosted by the National Restaurant Association in partnership with JacksonLewis discusses: Key components of an active shooter response policy. Law enforcement recommendations. Potential workplace violence indicators. Steps to address previous violent behavior or indicators of violence. Actions to prevent and [...]

Active Shooter – Key Strategies2022-02-28T05:07:46+00:00

OSHA Recommended Practices for Safety Programs

Establishing a safety and health program in your workplace is one of the most effective ways of protecting your most valuable asset: your workers and customers. Losing workers to injury or illness, even for a short time, can cause significant disruption and cost—to you as well as the workers and their families. It can also [...]

OSHA Recommended Practices for Safety Programs2022-10-09T15:52:13+00:00

Better Safety Conversations

Every day, safety conversations take place between Owner/Operators and managers, between safety professionals and workers, and—most importantly—between front-line supervisors and the workers who report to them. These conversations have great potential for improving workplace safety and health. CLICK HERE to learn more about: Safety Conversations: The Basics Tips for Different Types of Safety Conversations The [...]

Better Safety Conversations2022-02-28T14:14:01+00:00

Homeowners- Best Practices to Protect your personal assets

Most people don’t realize that entertaining guests at your home can expose you to potential insurance claims.  If someone is injured on your property you can be held liable for their medical expenses, lost wages and even future lost wagers. Examples of some common clams are: A friend can slip or trip and fall on [...]

Homeowners- Best Practices to Protect your personal assets2020-07-01T22:43:44+00:00

Prevent Electrical Fires

One of your most important roles is preventing fires. An electrical fire in your restaurant could have devastating results.  A fire could shut down your restaurant, and not only would this prevent you from servicing your community, but customers, employees, and your bottom line could also be impacted. Since most fires are preventable, fire prevention [...]

Prevent Electrical Fires2020-07-01T22:43:44+00:00

Proactive Safety – Finally Realized! – Getting your PPE just got easier

Safety can be so easy to forget, yet very painful to remember.  As a former QSR risk manager I know the unpredictability of accidents can allow even the most safety conscious managers to let their guard down.  Keeping safety equipment and first aid items in stock and available is a universal and ongoing challenge for [...]

Proactive Safety – Finally Realized! – Getting your PPE just got easier2020-08-26T17:44:24+00:00

Hail Guards

More information coming soon, in the meantime, visit: http://www.airsolutioncompany.com/hailguard/    

Hail Guards2019-01-22T17:52:58+00:00

InfoMart: Your Simple Single Source for All Identity & Background Checks

As one of the largest employee information services in the country, InfoMart can screen & identify applicants with the greatest potential for future success. For nearly three decades, InfoMart has helped everyone from small businesses to Fortune 500 enterprises Get the Whole Story on their potential employees. With cutting-edge technology and tried-&-true background screening methods, [...]

InfoMart: Your Simple Single Source for All Identity & Background Checks2020-07-01T22:43:45+00:00

RTI AutoMist – Automated Hood and Flue Cleaning System

With your kitchen operating at full force, grease is sure to build up in your hoods, flues and fans as a byproduct of cooking. Keeping your kitchen clean is the only way to reduce the risk of fire, ensuring a safe and efficient operation. To protect your business from a catastrophic fire and costly downtime, Restaurant [...]

RTI AutoMist – Automated Hood and Flue Cleaning System2020-11-30T17:48:01+00:00

Protect Property from Vehicles

Ideal Shield’s Bollard Covers and Steel Pipe Bollards can be installed all around your restaurant to help reduce claims and lower maintenance costs. The most common installation areas for either product includes storefront and entrance areas, drive-thru lanes, order windows and around the building’s corners and outdoor seating areas. By placing bollards in these areas [...]

Protect Property from Vehicles2020-07-28T16:40:53+00:00

Integrate Background Checks as Part of Your Online Hiring Process

Making smarter hiring decisions is easy, thanks to PeopleMatters' fully integrated Background Checks with LS Screening. Enable background check packages that are fully integrated to screen candidates efficiently and easily. Complete these steps to use Background Checks with LS Screening: Owner/Operator fills out the LS Screening Questionnaire here to sign up. Sign up agreement Link [...]

Integrate Background Checks as Part of Your Online Hiring Process2020-06-09T16:13:12+00:00

Recovery Services (Fire, Storm, Water, etc.)

Flooding, Fires, Windstorms. Hundreds of thousands of clients rely on BELFOR Property Restoration each year to rebuild their lives, homes, and businesses.  With BELFOR specialists in every major metropolitan area in the USA ready to respond 24/7/365, BELFOR provides the fastest, highest quality service that's unmatched in the industry.  The right response team can mean the difference between recovery [...]

Recovery Services (Fire, Storm, Water, etc.)2023-05-25T13:48:34+00:00

Slip Resistant Shoe Covers

  Slip resistant shoe covers are a great and inexpensive way to improve safety.  In addition, you can also stay better staffed by having an alternative to sending an employee home who shows up to work without the required shoes.  These also accommodate those with a medical requirement where the employee needs to wear a [...]

Slip Resistant Shoe Covers2020-08-24T20:39:56+00:00

Caution…Floor May Be Wet Sign

Sample image/messaging you can use on Amazon, etc. to get custom wall signs made for your restaurants. Click to download PDF sign.

Caution…Floor May Be Wet Sign2023-07-08T11:43:09+00:00

Protect Yourself From Hackers

The landscape in recent times has changed. The days of Antivirus Software and a Firewall are no longer sufficient. As you have heard in recent news network attacks are multi-front and sophisticated. The new level of protection requires multiple layers of protection including: Unified Thread Management (UTM) Workstation/Server Edge Point Protection Mobile Protection Ransomware Protection [...]

Protect Yourself From Hackers2017-05-16T16:31:13+00:00

Your Safety We Care About You – Be Safe

Your safety – we care about you Always wear a safety vest when you exit the building. For example: when bringing food out to customers, taking out trash, on a travel path, etc. Always look both ways and be careful when taking food to a customer Report any parking lot lights not working to management [...]

Your Safety We Care About You – Be Safe2020-08-26T05:25:44+00:00

Burns – Don’t Get Burned

Don’t get burned! Always wear proper gloves, face shield, apron, etc. When cleaning cooking equipment Use extra caution around the grill, fryer, and when pouring coffee Keep the floor clean and dry around cooking equipment Be aware of yourself and others when in work areas and never run Click to download the free poster.

Burns – Don’t Get Burned2020-07-01T22:43:46+00:00

Report Maintenance Issues to Management Immediately

Report maintenance issues to management immediately Check equipment and furniture regularly for damage Take damaged equipment or furniture out of service or block area off completely with a cone, sign, and warning tape Inspect toilet paper dispensers, toilet seats, changing tables, high chairs, and bathroom door finger guards regularly If you see spills on the [...]

Report Maintenance Issues to Management Immediately2020-07-01T22:43:46+00:00

Slips & Falls – Our Shoe Policy

Slips and falls: our shoe policy! You are required to wear approved slip resistant shoes 100% of the time Proper slip resistant shoes keep you and others safe Owner/Operator special pricing is available; ask your manager for details Click to download the free poster.  

Slips & Falls – Our Shoe Policy2020-07-01T22:43:46+00:00

Fire Safety

Caution: If a fire occurs in the fryer and the ANSUL system doesn't discharge, pull the automatic ANSUL fire system handle, leave the area, and immediately notify your manager. If anything seems out of the ordinary, shut down and unplug the equipment and notify management. Make sure exhaust hood filters are installed and cleaned properly. Contact [...]

Fire Safety2020-08-26T17:48:51+00:00

Slips & Falls – Protecting Our Customers

Slips and falls: protecting our customers Put out wet floor signs immediately when any spill is noticed Replace a-frame caution signs with taller cone type Warn customers of wet areas – guide them around the area Use dry mops to quickly dry floors Clean up dropped food items promptly Always mop with clean water Click to [...]

Slips & Falls – Protecting Our Customers2020-07-01T22:43:46+00:00

Your Safety – Working Safely Outside

Your safety – we care about you Always wear a safety vest when you exit the building. For example: when bringing food out to customers, taking out trash, on a travel path, etc. Always look both ways and be careful when taking food to a customer Report any parking lot lights not working to management [...]

Your Safety – Working Safely Outside2020-07-01T22:43:46+00:00

Your Safety – General Safety

Your safety – we care about you Dry wet floors immediately Lift safely – protect your back Use personal protective equipment to prevent injury Drive safely – no texting – stay focused on the road Report all unsafe conditions and broken equipment to a manager immediately so it can be properly disposed of Click to [...]

Your Safety – General Safety2020-07-01T22:43:46+00:00

Safe Lifting Procedures

Back strains can easily be prevented: Get close to the object. Bend at your hips and knees. Lift smoothly and slowly, keeping the object close to your body. Keep the load between your knees and shoulders. Pivot with your feet instead of twisting your back. • Store heavy items on middle shelves to reduce lifting. [...]

Safe Lifting Procedures2020-07-01T22:43:46+00:00

Personal Protective Equipment

Personal protective equipment (PPE) saves the day Use the right PPE for each job Slip resistant shoes Face–shield, apron, and gloves when cleaning fryers and grills Safety box cutter when opening boxes And more – ask your manager about the right PPE for the job Inspect and report any missing, old, or damaged items to management Be an example [...]

Personal Protective Equipment2020-07-01T22:43:46+00:00

Preventing Beverage Burns

Preventing Beverage Burns Carefully and securely attach lid by pressing it firmly onto the cup and running your thumbs along the edge of the lid Take care to avoid splashing yourself or others Never pick up or hold the cup by the lid Ensure careful & proper hand-off to the customer Click to download the [...]

Preventing Beverage Burns2020-07-01T22:43:46+00:00

Preventing Slips & Falls

Preventing Slip And Falls Never walk past a spill stop Mark with wet floor cone, clean, and dry Be ready for rain and snow Use dry mops to clean up moisture tracked into the restaurant Keep sidewalks and parking lots free of ice and snow At a minimum, have enough wet floor signs out for all [...]

Preventing Slips & Falls2022-11-04T15:54:34+00:00