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 [...]
Outdoor digital menu boards are very durable and made to withstand the elements. Unfortunately, if they are damaged, they can be expensive to repair or replace. If your restaurant is prone to vandalism or windstorms, which could cause flying debris, consider adding covers to protect your menu boards. Protecting your menu boards could save you [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Innovating Your Image, Floor Safety, and Sanitation with Aramark Active Floor Care™ Help transform your passive floor into a dynamic system with Aramark’s Active Floor Care™ with D2™ Convertible Flooring™. Magnetic force helps anchor the sleek Top in place, creating a remarkably stable surface. The textile Top helps trap dirt and moisture, helping keep your [...]
Daily cleaning and disinfecting your facilities is an important part of your hygiene protocol. Unfortunately, airborne and surface pathogens and mold can still exist, even if a high standard of manual hygiene procedures are in place. Manual surface disinfection of work surfaces, machinery and freezers etc. allow an unusually high number of bacteria to remain. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. — [...]
COVID-19 is a key focus on restaurant businesses, many employers are left wondering what more they can do to further protect their workers and customers. The websites below have the latest information specific to restaurants including posters and how to articles to protect yourself and your team from being exposed to or spreading the COVID-19 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 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 [...]
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Preparing, Responding, and Recovering from Emergencies and Natural Disasters If a natural disaster hits, we want to help our customers take the steps to help keep their doors open. A business that can't open after a disaster loses money daily. Click here for more information
April 20, 2015 Sweet Tea Cleaning Procedures Reminder Serving customers safe, high quality food and beverages is a top priority. We have recently seen sweet tea complaints, specifically involving customers alleging that their tea has a cleaning chemical taste. Please review the operations procedures highlighted below and ensure that they are being properly followed at [...]