This session covers common hazards and safe practices for working in commercial, institutional, and industrial kitchens, including restaurants, hotels, bakeries, office buildings, schools, healthcare facilities, and event venues.
Why “Kitchen Safety” Matters:
Kitchens can be hazardous places to work. With so many activities taking place and so many people involved, it’s not surprising that there’s always a risk that an accident could occur. Fortunately, kitchen accidents can be prevented if you take some simple precautions.
- Working in the kitchen exposes you to many hazards.
- By recognizing potential hazards and taking simple safety precautions, you can prevent accidents and injuries.
- And finally, all kitchen employees should know how to respond effectively in an emergency.