Restaurant Food Services

Restaurant Food ServicesWorking in the restaurant and food services industry can be demanding. To provide exceptional customer service, you need efficiency and quality in both the back and front of the house. But with turnover and high demand, it can be a challenge to train new employees in health and safety and avoid costly disruptions in service.

Injury Analysis Reports (2018 and 2017) Summary

Injury Analysis Reports (2018 and 2017) Summary

WSPS can help

Our team of experts will:

  • help you understand potential risks,
  • build or enhance effective safety policies and programs,
  • provide flexible training solutions for your employees, supervisors, and management to stay in compliance.
Top 3 Hazards in the Restaurant and Food Services Industry
  • Slips, Trips and Falls
  • Violence, Harassment and Impairment
  • Ergonomics

Consulting Solutions

Our team of experts will take you one step closer to transforming opportunity into a competitive advantage. Whether you are looking for consulting solutions regarding technical services, noise, mould, ergonomics and more! Protect your employees and your bottom line. Contact WSPS today: 1 877-494-WSPS (9777).

Downloads

Job Aid - Anti-Slip Mats

Job Aid - Anti-Slip Mats

The use of anti-slip mats can result in hazards. Use our Job Aid to learn more.
578 KB PDF
Job Aid - Box Cutters

Job Aid - Box Cutters

Complacency when using box cutters can lead to serious cuts. Use our Job Aid to build your awareness.
532 KB PDF
Job Aid - Cannabis and Impairment in the Workplace

Job Aid - Cannabis and Impairment in the Workplace

Use our Job Aid to help navigate the new cannabis legislation in the workplace.

109 KB PDF
Job Aid - Chemicals

Job Aid - Chemicals

"Chemicals are hazardous products, materials, and/or substances used, handled, stored or disposed of in workplaces, learn more."
580 KB PDF
Job Aid - Deep Fryer

Job Aid - Deep Fryer

Complacency around deep fryers can lead to life-altering injuries and even death. Read more about this hazard.
822 KB PDF
Job Aid - Flat Top Grills

Job Aid - Flat Top Grills

Flat-top grills or griddles are a common piece of equipment in a most professional kitchens. They can also pose serious hazards. Learn more with our Job Aid.
612 KB PDF
Job Aid - Garbage Compactor

Job Aid - Garbage Compactor

Garbage compactors can pose many hazards. Use our Job Aid to learn more.
537 KB PDF
Job Aid - Hand Pallet Trucks and Pump Trucks

Job Aid - Hand Pallet Trucks and Pump Trucks

Working with handheld pallet trucks and pump trucks can be hazardous. Raise your awareness with our Job Aid.
115 KB PDF
Job Aid - Knives

Job Aid - Knives

This Job Aid will help you become more aware of the hazards associated with using knives in the workplace.
500 KB PDF
Job Aid - Ladders

Job Aid - Ladders

Hazard awareness information relating to the use of ladders in the workplace.
181 KB PDF
Job Aid - Manual Material Handling

Job Aid - Manual Material Handling

MSD hazard awareness information for manual material handling.
133 KB PDF
Job Aid - Meat Band Saw

Job Aid - Meat Band Saw

Meat band saws can pose significant hazards while workers are portioning meat and other products. Learn more with our Job Aid.
657 KB PDF
Job Aid - Steamer

Job Aid - Steamer

A useful Job Aid to assist in building awareness of steamer related hazards.
482 KB PDF
Job Aid - Tomato Tamer

Job Aid - Tomato Tamer

Hazard awareness information regarding the use of tomato tamers.
638 KB PDF
Job Aid - Walk-In Fridges and Freezers

Job Aid - Walk-In Fridges and Freezers

There are many hazards that can arise when working with walk-in freezers. Learn more with our Job Aid.
567 KB PDF
Safety Check: Ammonia in Refrigeration Systems

Safety Check: Ammonia in Refrigeration Systems

Ammonia in refrigeration safety tips for workers.
507 KB 
Safety Check: Box Cutter Safety

Safety Check: Box Cutter Safety

Box cutter safety tips for workers.
473 KB PDF
Safety Check: Chemical Safety

Safety Check: Chemical Safety

Chemical safety tips for workers.
504 KB PDF
Safety Check: Deep Fryer Safety

Safety Check: Deep Fryer Safety

Deep fryer safety tips for workers.
484 KB PDF
Safety Check: Dish Washing Safety

Safety Check: Dish Washing Safety

Dish washing safety tips for workers.
488 KB PDF
Safety Check: Knife Safety

Safety Check: Knife Safety

Knife safety tips for workers.
497 KB PDF
Safety Check: Manual Material Handling Safety

Safety Check: Manual Material Handling Safety

Manual material handling safety tips for workers.
482 KB PDF
Safety Check: Meat Band Saw Safety

Safety Check: Meat Band Saw Safety

Meat band saw safety tips for workers.
475 KB PDF
Safety Check: Meat Slicer Safety

Safety Check: Meat Slicer Safety

Meat slicer safety tips for workers.
479 KB PDF
Safety Check: Pallet Jack Safety

Safety Check: Pallet Jack Safety

Pallet jack safety tips for workers.
506 KB PDF
Safety Check: Step Ladder Safety

Safety Check: Step Ladder Safety

Step ladder safety tips for workers.
488 KB PDF
Safety Check: Walk-in freezer Safety

Safety Check: Walk-in freezer Safety

Walk-in freezer safety tips for workers.
484 KB PDF
Safety Check: Waste Compactor Safety

Safety Check: Waste Compactor Safety

Waste compactor safety tips for workers.
475 KB PDF
Safety Check: Working in Hot Environments

Safety Check: Working in Hot Environments

Working in hot environments safety tips for workers
453 KB 

Consulting Services

Consulting Services Awareness Sessions

Consulting Services Awareness Sessions

Awareness sessions are presentations of up to 2 hours in length delivered at your workplace by WSPS consultants. They are designed to help meet your legal duty to provide information about workplace hazards to employees.

Training

Certification Part One (3 days)

Certification Part One (3 days)

Book our CPO approved Certification Part One training for Joint Health & Safety Committee (JHSC) members. This Certification course is open to all individuals and groups, regardless of sector.
NOW available in virtual classroom training!

101 scheduled date(s)
  • Classroom
  • On-site
$495.00

Certification Part Two - Service Sector (2 days)

Certification Part Two - Service Sector (2 days)

CPO Approved! Certification training for Joint Health & Safety Committee (JHSC) members in the Service Sector.
NOW available in virtual classroom training!

47 scheduled date(s)
  • Classroom
  • On-site
$405.00

Health & Safety Awareness for Supervisors (1.5 Hours)

Health & Safety Awareness for Supervisors (1.5 Hours)

Get in compliance quickly. Price includes training for up to 25 people in your workplace.

  • On-site
$395.00

E-Courses

Impairment and Cannabis in the Workplace (English) (1 hour)

Impairment and Cannabis in the Workplace (English) (1 hour)

Gain an understanding of your role in addressing impairment in the workplace, using cannabis as an example.

View Details 
$49.00

Violence in the Workplace: Awareness

Violence in the Workplace: Awareness

Understand this important workplace issue - what it is, who's affected, and what you can do about it.
View Details 
$0.00

Articles

Summer’s coming: 10 ways to prevent heat stress in retail kitchens

Summer’s coming: 10 ways to prevent heat stress in retail kitchens

A recent WSPS-supported pilot study of heat stress in retail kitchens found that peak temperatures at some sites exceeded threshold limit values (TLVs) and workers showed heat-related symptoms even at temperatures within recommended limits. Could this be possible in your restaurant or hotel kitchen? It could, especially during those inevitable summer heat waves.

May 23, 2019

Videos

Knife Safety

Knife Safety

This 10-minute video provides basic orientation around knife safety in the restaurant and food services industry. It includes an overview of knife safety fundamentals including knife selection and inspection, management of cutting surfaces, knife techniques, safe handling and personal protective equipment.

 

Oct 27, 2011