Maintenance priorities in catering

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CAS12 (rev2)

This catering information sheet is aimed at those responsible for managing maintenance (of equipment and premises) in catering businesses. Poor standards of maintenance are a major underlying cause of accidents in catering. It covers the main types of accidents in the industry: slips; exposure to hot or harmful substances; electrical injury; fire and explosion and machinery accidents. The sheet looks at preventing accidents, managing maintenance, types of maintenance, cleaning, routine checks, planned maintenance, breakdown maintenance, and examination, inspections and tests.

Updated: 2021-06-04