Kitchen Safety

Stay Accident-Free Behind the Oven

No room offers the number of possibilities like the kitchen. Whether you cook at home for fun or run a full-scale restaurant business, you understand that the kitchen is where creativity meets comfort, where meals become masterpieces. You are also aware of the many dangers that exist in the kitchen. From hot stovetops to scalding deep fryers, much of the equipment used to make superior quality food also carries inherent risks. To keep concerns low while boiling, broiling, mixing, mashing and every other part of cooking, everyone in the kitchen should have a full knowledge of the many facets of kitchen safety.

No matter what type of kitchen you run, you want affordable yet top-notch equipment to ensure that the food that you, your family or your customers eat will be the best. From convection ovens to freezers, the options for the array of kitchen necessities are endless. While price will obviously be a primary factor in constructing the facility, kitchen safety should be the most important. Look for features like automatic shut-offs and audible buzzers for timed cooking. No matter how good a chef may be, anyone can forget a basic task such as shutting off an oven or turning off a flame. Nothing is worse than a fire outbreak in the kitchen, which results in thousands of dollars of damage, injuries and insurance claims.

In addition to selecting the right equipment for the kitchen, everyone who will cook should undergo certain courses that demonstrate knowledge of kitchen safety and understanding the ins and outs of keeping the atmosphere free of accidents. Whether they learn through online training manuals or one-on-one training, having a group of trusted individuals in the kitchen can help you feel more secure about managing the risks of cooking. So remember, stay safe, and stay full!

Lev-co possesses the expertise to design and install the systems necessary to meet all of your kitchen air quality needs.  Their kitchen ventilation systems and Local Exhaust ventilation are a perfect solution for those employees who are in the kitchen all day long.