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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

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 and costs you.  As an Owner/Operator you care about saving costs, but you are responsible for providing a safe environment for your customers and employees.  Conducting your own safety surveys will allow you to cost effectively [...]

Restaurant Safety Surveys- Is your restaurant safe?2020-08-24T20:35:19+00:00

Top Threats At A Glance

1.) Business Interruption 2.) Cyber Incidents 3.) Natural Catastrophes 4.) Change in legislation and regulation 5.) Market developments 6.) Fire or explosion 7.) New technologies 8.) Climate change/increase volatility of weather 9.) Loss of reputation or brand value 10.) Shortage of skilled workforce   Source:  Allianz 2019 Risk Barometer Note:  This data will be updated [...]

Top Threats At A Glance2020-03-19T12:24:27+00:00

Protect Fryers from Electrical Fires with Stat-X

It has long been acknowledged that fryers represent a real and obvious fire hazard within the global fast food industry. When it comes to fire prevention in the hectic working environment of fast food restaurants, the line between safe practice and potential disaster can be very fine. This fact particularly includes the until now undiscussed issue [...]

Protect Fryers from Electrical Fires with Stat-X2020-01-10T17:16:31+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 Check roof, drains and piping; clear debris Check [...]

Sample Checklist for 72 Hours Prior to, During and After a Hurricane2020-07-01T22:43:44+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

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

Hail Guards

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

Hail Guards2019-01-22T17:52:58+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 System2020-07-01T22:43:45+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

Restaurant 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 [...]

Restaurant Recovery Services (Fire, Storm, Water, etc.)2020-07-01T22:43:45+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

Fire Loss Prevention

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.

Fire Loss Prevention2020-07-01T22:43:51+00:00

Conducting An Effective Safety Travel Path

When it comes to safety of our customer’s there are a few key areas that should be included in your restaurant travel paths.

Conducting An Effective Safety Travel Path2020-07-01T22:43:51+00:00

PRESSURE WASHING SAFETY

When PRESSURE WASHING, be sure to ALWAYS DO THE FOLLOWING: Wear a bright colored Safety Vest – REQUIRED Mark off area with Safety Cone(s) to protect the employee – REQUIRED Watch for vehicles - REQUIRED Take breaks often – See the Pressure Washers Instruction Manual – REQUIRED Pressure wash during slow times. If you are [...]

PRESSURE WASHING SAFETY2020-07-01T22:43:51+00:00

Floor Mat Options For Employee Safety

Slip-Proof any floor! When employees have both feet safely on the mat, they work faster and more efficiently. With Mighty Mat slip-resistant floor mats, any greasy, slippery walkway becomes a safe, high-traction surface. Click below for Mighty Mat solutions. Click here for more information:  

Floor Mat Options For Employee Safety2020-07-01T22:43:52+00:00

Preparing, Responding, and Recovering from Emergencies and Natural Disasters

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    

Preparing, Responding, and Recovering from Emergencies and Natural Disasters2015-09-11T20:31:22+00:00

Sunken Floor Mats – A New Solution to an Old Problem

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 [...]

Sunken Floor Mats – A New Solution to an Old Problem2020-07-01T22:43:53+00:00

Subcontractor’s Certificate of Insurance

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 [...]

Subcontractor’s Certificate of Insurance2016-12-30T20:37:53+00:00

Best Practices to Prevent Restaurant Fires

Best Practices to Prevent Restaurant Fires      Your restaurants face the possibility of oil fires which can cost the system money in terms of lost sales, customer perception, worker injuries, property damage, insurance costs, and money. As a result, you should be sure to at least do the minimum to prevent them. Basic Fire Prevention Measures: [...]

Best Practices to Prevent Restaurant Fires2020-08-26T17:49:12+00:00

The LOV Fryers

Many are considering the replacement of pre-2004 Fryers with the new low oil versions.

The LOV Fryers2020-07-01T22:43:58+00:00

Fryer Service Plan

Food quality and the prevention of fires are very important to every owner. To prevent costly problems, be sure to service your fryers properly.

Fryer Service Plan2020-07-01T22:44:01+00:00

Safety Florida – HURRIPLANNER

Being safe during a Named Storm means before, during and after a hurricane.  Before a named hurricane approaches your operating area, please take a few moments to create a plan that will help you, your employees, and customers prepare for and cope with extreme weather conditions. The following list of important items may also be reviewed for additional protection [...]

Safety Florida – HURRIPLANNER2019-09-09T12:19:53+00:00

Hurricane Prep

Article on how to prepare for a hurricane. Includes preparing your business, your employees, and alerting the right agencies, such as your insurance company, prior to the hurricane hitting.

Hurricane Prep2020-04-19T20:17:13+00:00

Hurricane Resource Central

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.

Hurricane Resource Central2020-04-19T20:17:33+00:00