Health and safety in a workplace kitchen is as important as the rest of the workplace. But it's often overlooked because we all know how to be safe in a kitchen, don't we? And it's just housekeeping, isn't it? Kitchen safety is essential if you don't want accidents or a fire. Have you trained every employee in fire prevention? What about first aid training? And don't forget the first aid refresher... ››› more
After hearing about the Crèche that burnt down in Soweto this week, killing two toddlers, you should be thinking about the fire risks in your business.
And check if you're taking reasonable steps to prevent harm to your employees and your building.
You're probably taking steps to protect your employees, but your fire risk assessment will tell you if you're covering all you need to.
Read... ››› more
On Monday, a wild fire ran riot through Kwazulu-Natal. The fire caused the death of eight people. It also destroyed lots of livestock and property.
Strong winds fuelled the fire. This made it impossible for emergency services to control the blaze.
This shows just how easily a tiny spark can turn into a blazing problem. If the environment and weather aren't on your side, there's nothing you ... ››› more
Disclaimer Copyright 2017 Fleet Street Publications (Pty) Ltd. The information contained herein is obtained from sources believed to be reliable, but its accuracy cannot be guaranteed. No action or inaction should be taken based solely on the contents of this publication. We do research all our recommendations and articles thoroughly, but we disclaim all liability for any inaccuracies or omissions found in this publication. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by means of electronic or mechanical, including recording , photocopying, or via a computerised or electric storage or retrieval system without permission granted in writing from the publishers.