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  1. Preventing Dishwasher Rust & Pitting

    Preventing Dishwasher Rust & Pitting

    It is a common misconception that stainless steel cant rust. It can, but not how you would generally imagine rusting to occur. Stainless steels have very high resistance to rust thanks to their protective layers covering them, these fragile layers; only millionths of an inch thick, are created during the formation of the steel offer protection from rust.

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  2. PAT testing in your Business

    PAT testing in your Business

    What is PAT Testing?

    “Portable Appliance Testing” more commonly known as a PAT test is an inspection in the UK (as well as Northern Ireland, New Zealand and Australia) in which electrical appliances are checked for safety. The Testing encompasses a visual inspection of the equipment including any flexible wires or cables to determine their condition. Also, when necessary verification of Grounding (earth-wire) continuity and a test of the status of the insulation between parts carrying current and any metal that is exposed that could potentially be touched.

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  3. COSHH Guidance for Commercial Dishwashing

    COSHH Guidance for Commercial Dishwashing

    Why is COSHH Relevant to Catering?

    COSHH is an industry standard abbreviation for ‘Control of Substances Hazardous to Health’. It should be considered as being ‘of significant importance’ to catering establishments as the ‘Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002’ outlines a responsibility for all employers to either prevent or reduce employee and customers exposure to substances that are hazardous to health.

    Many of the chemicals that are used throughout restaurants, pubs and catering environments will carry some level of risk, be it a danger to the environment if improperly disposed of or toxic to health if wrongly used. This is particularly true for stronger cleaning chemicals that may be used to clean surfaces, kitchen or washroom areas.

    Reluctantly, there is an obligation on catering establishments to perform some level of risk assessment and (where necessary) provide adequate safety measures and best-practices guidance to employees u

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