Catering Risk Assessment Form – Using Kitchen Equipment
This Catering Risk Assessment Form – Using Kitchen Equipment considers some of the common hazards involved with using the type of powered kitchen machinery that is found in every catering kitchen. Staff are commonly required to use mixers, cutting and slicing equipment for food preparation, peelers, choppers and food warmers during the course of their work. This risk assessment form is designed to help you identify the hazards related to the use of such equipment and from that identification you will be able to create safer methods of working.
As this Risk Assessment Form For Using Kitchen Equipment draws on a variety of real life situations, some of the example hazards identified may be relevant for your business and others may not. Likewise, with both the “existing controls” and the “further controls/actions” needed; some may apply and others will not. How the control measures differ will depend entirely on the relevant company’s current health and safety procedures, but those shown provide an idea of how they could work. This risk assessment form is designed so that you can add to it, and delete from it, in order to reflect your specific work environment. To help you with this process you may find it useful to read our Guidance Notes On Completing A Risk Assessment.
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