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.

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.

Restaurant pest control

It is important that you know: 1) which pests are threaten- ing your restaurant, 2) where to clean, and 3) how to clean.

Promoting food safety with Bluetooth thermometers

A significant concern within the restaurant industry surrounds proper food temperatures for storage, holding, and cooking purposes.

Restaurant checklist

Review Markel Specialty's restaurant safety checklist.

Class K fire extinguishers

Understanding the proper application for a Class K entinguisher