Commercial Kitchen Safety Training

7 hour course (six courses combined into one)

Training for any person involved in the catering industry to recognise and deal with hazards in the kitchen.

Course Aim

Combines the course content of six separate courses into a full comprehensive 1-day course. Essential training for all employees who work in a commercial kitchen environment.

  • Manual Handling
  • Kitchen Fire Safety & live fire practical
  • Kitchen First Aid kits
  • Kitchen First Aid
  • Knife Safety
  • Food Safety

Course Content Includes

1. Manual Handling:

  • Legislation
  • Injury statistics & common injuries
  • How your back works
  • Poor and correct methods of lifting
  • Team lifting

2. Kitchen Fire Awareness:

  • Legislation
  • Housekeeping
  • What is fire – smoke and fire spread
  • Types of fire in the kitchen
  • Extinguisher types
  • Extinguishing fire
  • Fire suppression systems
  • Evacuation
  • Raising the alarm
  • Live fire extinguishing practical

3. Kitchen First Aid kits:

  • Legal requirements
  • Safe use of first aid kit
  • Required stock
  • Kit checks
  • Burns kits

4. Kitchen First Aid:

  • Common causes of kitchen injuries
  • Cuts and bleeding
  • Shock
  • Burns and scalds
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Muscle and ligament injuries

5. Knife Safety:

  • Common Injuries
  • Preparation
  • Knife Holding and Cutting Techniques
  • Knife Sharpening
  • Knife cleaning & storage

6. Food Safety:

  • Legal aspects
  • Pathogens, Food poisoning, Food types
  • Contamination
  • Cleaning and waste
  • Pest control
  • Food storage & safe handling of food
  • PPE wear & personal hygiene

Course Costs & Options

The course is conducted at your premises. The course can accommodate a group booking of 4 – 10 candidates for a cost of £695+VAT.

The seven hour course is delivered by an experienced trainer with over 25 years experience. The cost includes all course handouts.

This course is ideal for: 

  • Pub staff
  • Hotel staff
  • Restaurant staff
  • Any licensed premises staff
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