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  • Premises

    Property around the restaurant


    Legal responsibility that 1 person has to another

    Reasonable care

    Legal term means that an ordinary person would think that an operation uses careful precautions


    federal agency creates and enforces safety related standards & regulations in the workplace

    OSHA Form No 300

    Yearlong log of occupational illnesses & injuries

    Nonlatex gloves

    disposable protective equipment

    General Safety Audit

    Inspection to judge the level of safety in an operation


    Building (inside and out) including electricity and plumbing


    Everything used to perform jobs

    Employee practices

    Methods and techniques employees use to perform their jobs

    Management practices

    Methods and techniques managers use to perform their jobs

    Unsuitable clothing

    Lose/baggy shirts, jewelry, scarves, neckties

    Suitable footwear

    skid-resistant soles, low, sturdy heels, closed toed

    Emergency plan

    Method of protecting people in case of an emergency or disaster


    An unplanned, undesirable event

    accident investigation

    A method of establishing the facts about any accident occurring in the workplace

    Evacuation route

    Efficient path to the outside of building


    Describe hazards of chemicals in a restaurant

    Class A fire

    Usually involves wood,paper, cloth or cardboard

    Class B fire

    Usually involves flammable liquids or grease

    Class C fire

    Usually involves live electrical equipment

    1st step to put out fire

    Remove the fire's fuel supply

    2nd step to put out fire

    Deny it oxygen

    3rd step to put out fire

    Cool the fire's fuel below its combustion point

    4th step to put out fire

    Disrupt the flame's chain reaction- use extinguisher

    PASS System

    Pull the pin, Aim at the base of fire, Squeeze the trigger, Sweep from side to side

    When fighting a fire

    always leave a way to escape

    Automatic system

    Fire-fighting device that operates even when no one is in the facility

    Smoke detector

    Fire-detection device that operates by sensing the presence of smoke

    Heat detector

    Fire-detection device that operates by sensing movement of flames

    First degree burn

    Least serious degree of burn. Skin turns red, feels sensitive

    Second degree burn

    Blisters form and may ooze Intense pain & swelling

    Third degree burn

    Most serious burn , damage to the nerve

    Basic precautions for deep fryer

    Careful with ice crystals, don't fill more than half full, follow manufacturer's directions, stand back

    When using steam equipment

    always check the pressure gauge

    Most common slips, trips, and falls

    occur on steps, floors, and pavement

    Always warn guests when serving

    hot foods


    clean up spills

    Step ladders or step stools

    Employees should always use this to reach racks and shelves that are higher than shoulder level

    Straight ladder should reach

    3 feet above the spot where the top of the ladder rests

    Safest way to use a ladder

    2 employees to work together so one can hold the ladder

    Life a corner of the load

    how to check the weight of a load

    Proper way to lift

    Lift with the legs not your back

    Carry knives

    with the cutting edge angled slightly away from your body

    Safely passing a knife

    Place it down on a sanitized surface and let other person pick it up

    Knife storage

    racks, scabbards or sheaths

    Electrical hazards that contribute to fires

    frayed cords, plugs with same size prongs, too many plugs in an outlet, cracked switchplates

    Every 6 months

    cleaning for hoods and ducts

    First aid

    The medical treatment given to an injured person

    Treatment for minor burns

    cool the burn with running cold water for 5 minutes

    Treatment for Chemical burns

    Flush chemicals off the skin with cool running water for 20 minutes and apply cool, wet cloth

    Treatment cuts and scrapes

    Apply pressure, clean with water, apply antibiotic

    Treatment for sprains and strains

    rest injured part, apply ice or a cold compress


    Used to restore breathing and heartbeat

    Heimlich maneuver

    Used to remove obstacles from a choking person's airways


    the deliberate and malicious burning of property

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