Working in a commercial kitchen exposes workers to a wide variety of potential hazards - high temperatures, sharp knives and equipment, fire, spills, and more - that could lead to injuries. NAIT's School of Hospitality & Culinary Arts has developed several instructional videos to help you safely work with and manage potentially hazardous conditions.
Within a commercial kitchen you will be exposed to high temperatures that could cause injury to you. Always think safety and have a plan.
A Professional Chef Uniform
As a professional chef your uniform is your first line of defense for safety protection. Let's review what a safely dressed chef looks like.
How to Use a Chef Knife Safely
One of the most important skills for a chef is to work with knives safely and efficiently. This video illustrates techniques.
How to Safely Clean Spills in the Kitchen
Within a commercial kitchen one of the most frequent accidents that can occur is slipping on a wet surface. These types of accidents are particularly hazardous because often they can cause back injuries and cause serious lost time. In most cases these injuries are preventable with good safety management of spills. This video illustrates.