Working in the hospitality industry means being on the move from the moment you clock on to the moment you clock off. Often it seems there is no time for stressing about hazards around the workplace. But, relying on people to put items away properly or clean up spilled goods isn't always the best practice.
The International Labour Organization estimates that 2.3 million people succumb to work-related accidents or diseases every year. Fortunately, there are simple ways to protect yourself and your teammates to ensure that injuries on the job are avoided.
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Whether it's a mop lying on the floor, water spilled in a walkway or using a ladder to reach out-of-reach objects, there are risks involved with each. With the on-the-go nature of hospitality, cleaning up after yourself and others and putting items away securely and safely can often fall to the back of your mind.
But, by completing your tasks correctly, you can help stop the risk of slips, trips, and falls in the workplace. If you're not sure where to start, don't worry, General Manager of Food Operations at Made Establishment, Luke Croston, will help you understand the essentials including identifying and preventing common slip, trip, and falls hazards, how to report accidents and more.
Luke has worked for a variety of restaurants and hotels around the world including the ParkRoyal in Canberra and The Brassiere in Melbourne. In 2013 Luke teamed up with friend George Calombaris (of Masterchef Australia fame) to open Gazi restaurant and launch Press Club Projects including the re-opening of The Press Club, the expansion of Jimmy Grants and the opening of Hellenic Republic in Kew and Williamstown, Melbourne.
In this course, he will help you understand the risks involved in completing day-to-day tasks and how to prevent accidents from occurring. With Luke's advice, you'll be able to your workplace is risk-free in no time.
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Don't miss part one of our workplace health and safety series, Manual handling, where you can learn how to assess and avoid risks involving heavy objects.
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