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Posted Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Definition: Kitchen and Restaurant Safety includes prevention of injuries of staff and customers and the safe handling and service of food and alcohol. Injuries incurred in the restaurant or food service area are extremely dangerous and sometimes permanent or deadly. Since the environment is so fast-paced, it is imperative that all staff members are conditioned for safe practices and managers are accountable. Potential Exposures: Untrained… [CONTINUE]
Posted Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Definition: Heat illness can be easily prevented by knowing the warning signs and following careful procedures while working in a hot environment. The consequences of heat illness can be a slower working pace, increased chance of causing an accident, stroke or even death. Potential Exposures: Working outside in hotter temperatures Working in a kitchen or bakery Working in laundry Being in a hot environment without… [CONTINUE]
Posted Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Definition: Golf cart safety is a major concern for any golf course or country club as there are reported over 15,000 golf cart-related injuries per year, a third of these involving children. Potential Exposures: Improper or non-existent routine inspections Improper storage and charging Ignoring any cart deficiencies Untrained or intoxicated drivers Prevention: Perform routine inspections of all carts daily. Do not allow the use of… [CONTINUE]
Posted Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Definition: Winter brings in freezing temperatures and icy conditions which can be dangerous for your staff, your guests, your building and your hotel’s equipment. Taking precautions to prevent damages and safety risks can save lives and money. Potential Exposures: Winter storms can cause icy sidewalks, slippery entrance ways and icy parking lots. Freezing temperatures can cause damages to plumbing, irrigation, and sprinkler systems. Power outages… [CONTINUE]
Posted Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Definition: Hotel Security is one of the most important responsibilities you have to your guests and your fellow staff members. It requires a forward-thinking mentality so that every precaution is taken to protect both life and property. Potential Exposures: Any entrance to the building itself Any dark areas of the parking lot Any room with only one exit All information kept at the front desk… [CONTINUE]