The basics on restaurant fire safety

A fire can devastate your business, leading to lost revenues and even permanent closure. But there are steps you can take to prevent fires and minimize the damage.

UL-300 commercial cooking system

There are approximately 8,160 structure fires at eating and drinking establishments each year. More than 50% of these fires were caused by cooking equipment.

Lessons from losses - Restaurants

Accidental fires are preventable. There are a number of best practices that can be implemented to prevent injury and property loss.

Safety News - Fall 2019

Get the latest in safety news with the Fall 2019 newsletter from Markel Specialty.

Foodborne illness prevention

People get sick when they eat food that is contaminated. People can get sick if germs, viruses, pesticides, or cleaning products get into food or drinks they consume.

The importance of handwashing

Effective handwashing prevents the spread of harmful bacteria and only requires a few simple steps.

Restaurant fire hazards

Only through properly training employees and following OSHA’s fire safety standards can a restaurant owner protect employees and customers from danger.

What are near misses?

Never shrug off a near miss because that is the opportunity for corrective action before a serious injury occurs.

Fire protection systems in restaurants

Common fire protection systems in restaurants with recommended maintenance schedules.

Hazardous chemicals and restaurant safety

There are several steps restaurant employees and managers can take to reduce the risks involved when working with hazardous chemicals.