Injuries kitchens by Dalia Serveis Hosteleria
Injuries kitchens by Dalia Serveis Hosteleria. Much of the business restaurateurs unknown what elements of protection should include their summer templates are or use them in their daily activities. It's what stand out from ASEPAL, the Association of Personal Protection Equipment, emphasizing that, with the arrival of good weather, it begins also a "high season injury ' which can range from mild to severe, easily avoidable with the use of protective equipment for workers. In front, a summer in which, according to forecasts by Adecco, They will be created near 1,5 million contracts, a 12% rather than 2017. A large part of them directly or indirectly related to this sector.
Hospitality is, in fact, one of the areas where most accidents concentrates, noting especially cuts, puncture, burns and falls. From the chef, to the kitchen assistant, through cleaning and room care, profiles stalls ..., from May, They are the most popular in coastal areas like Levante, Catalonia, Balearic and Canary Islands. In this sense, ASEPAL recalls that the EPI are the last defense barrier that stands between you risk that threatens their health and safety.
Sun and heat, great enemies
At first sight, cuts and burns are often the most recurrent enemies. Nevertheless, high temperatures and heat require twice attention and incorporation of new personal protective equipment such as sunglasses, hats and sunscreen in work teams, especially those who work during the hours of sun exposure more.
temporality, one of the causes
Temporality is one of the factors explaining the fact that the hotel is one of the most dangerous areas of work that concentrates and collective workers most at risk assumed with the heat of summer. Terrazas, chiringuitos, bars ... The demand for personnel is very high and every year is more difficult to find the right profile and qualified. The urgency and precariousness of recruitment training generates shortages accident prevention. Because, from this association recall that training is key to reducing risks and injuries, with little investment in personal protective equipment, could be avoided.
Summer and hospitality: 5 equipment 5 injury
The arrival of good weather marks the beginning of the high season in this area and, at the same time, marks the period in which employers must check, update and form properly their workers in the use of personal protective equipment. In the professional scope, the protection of workers cooking is usually intended to prevent the materialization of the same dangers lurking in the home. But summer new dangers from the 'outside' are added, as the sun and high temperatures.