We hope you had a nice Christmas. With 2018 here, kickstart the year by enforcing workplace safety practices. This reduces chances of injury, which can result in lost productivity and increased medical insurance costs. If you work in the food industry, we recommend these walk-in freezer safety tips for your employees.
A walk-in Freezer is a shed-size room of blistering cold. Negligence can result in an accidental lockin or a slip and fall. Be adamant that your staff follows these safety practices:
1. Regularly Inspect the Safety Releases
Modern freezer and refrigeration units have safety releases for preventing accidental entrapment. Employees who become locked in are at risk of severe hypothermia. Check the safety release regularly to be sure it’s functioning properly. Employees should also use the buddy system when entering refrigeration units. Continue Reading →