The main objective of this session is to review kitchen safety rules and procedures designed to keep you safe on the job. By the time this session is over, you will be able to identify kitchen hazards, follow safe work practices to prevent accidents, prevent food-borne illness, act effectively in an emergency, and apply appropriate first aid for kitchen injuries.
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.