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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

    Accident claims in Cotswold

    Restaurant safety

    If you work in a restaurant then you should be well-trained by your manager to be as safe and healthy as possible. Working around customers and food means that you need to know how to be as health conscious as possible, so that you don’t risk giving customers food poisoning or any other stomach condition.

    If you do cause a customer to become ill, this will be considered to be your fault, and this could make you liable for accident claims in Cotswold. You also need to know how to be safe around kitchen equipment, and in environments where floors may be slippery and there may be crowds of people you need to navigate around. Wherever you work in the kitchen, there are basic rules you need to try to remember.

    If you do have an accident at work then you may be eligible to make accident claims in Cotswold against your employer. It is only possible for your to make accident claims in Cotswold if you can prove that your employer’s negligence is what caused your accident and subsequent injury.

    To find out more about accident claims in Cotswold and whether or not you are eligible to make a claim, call Accident Advice Helpline on: 0800 689 0500 and talk to the team about your accident.

    They will help you to decide whether or not you have a good case for compensation and, if you do, can pass you over to our experienced personal injury lawyers, who can work on your behalf to process your claim, meaning that you won’t have to face your employer in court.

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    Sourcing food

    Make sure that any food you source comes from a place that you trust and has offered consistently good value and safety in the past. Never buy food from a place you cannot vouch for.

    Cooking food

    Make sure that food is cooked thoroughly and that any food using something like raw eggs or meat is carefully noted on the menu so that customers know the risks they are putting themselves under, to decrease your liability if they do become ill.

    Handling food

    Make sure that you are always wearing gloves or working with clean hands when you need to handle food, either in the preparation process, or when serving to customers. This will prevent any bacteria from your hands getting into the food and causing problems.

    Regular inspections

    Although inspections can make is difficult for those working in a busy kitchen, it encourages all members of staff to maintain proper levels of hygiene and safety in the kitchen, particularly when inspections are often unexpected. Inspections also help to note any potential problems in the kitchen before they cause a serious accident or incident, so that these can be fixed right away.

    Date Published: 18th May 2014

    Author: David Brown

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