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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Fire equipment a restaurant should keep in their kitchen

    Do you know which fire equipment a restaurant should keep? Restaurants can be incredibly hazardous, and we deal with a large number of catering-related claims every year. The amount of heat generated in kitchens makes the chances of burns being sustained and fires breaking out significant. Chefs and cooks can be particularly vulnerable to injuries because of the nature of their work and the resources they use to do their jobs.

    Find out which fire equipment a restaurant should keep

    Investing in the right fire equipment and upgrading old items can help you avoid accidents and save lives. Restaurants should have a number of smoke detectors around the building, including where your customers dine. Carbon monoxide detectors and fire extinguishers should also be installed. There are many fire safety companies that can produce risk assessments and conduct audits to ensure you have all the fire safety equipment that you need and help you obtain the items that you are missing.

    As there are many different types of fire that can occur, it’s a good idea to purchase many different kinds of extinguishers. Fire blankets can also save lives and put out fires quickly without disruption. You need to make sure each member of your team is able to deploy fire safety equipment quickly. Emergency lighting will ensure people can exit your premises safely even if the power is off. A fire safety organisation will help you draw up a plan of what to do if a fire does break out. Talk to us today if you were harmed because of a lack of fire equipment a restaurant should keep.

    At Accident Advice Helpline, we can assist you if you have been hurt in a fire at work and it wasn’t your fault. We have a huge amount of experience when it comes to fire-related claims and can help you claim the maximum amount of compensation for your case. Compensation can cover many different costs related to your accident and injuries including lost earnings, medical bills and more. We work on a no-win, no-fee* basis and you won’t need to give us any money to start a claim with us.

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    Why not call today? You can reach us on 0800 689 0500 if using a landline or 0333 500 0993 if you’re on your mobile. Our solicitors are amongst the best in the business and will do everything in their power to bring you the compensation that you deserve. Find out more today.

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    Date Published: May 5, 2017

    Author: Accident Advice

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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.