Your main considerations should include hazard identification, equipment checks and inspecting the working environment.
Examples of common hazards:
Food safety checks
From allergens to sell-by dates, food can pose many health and safety risks. Avoid this by:
Check everything is running as it should be, both at open and close.
Opening checks: Whatever time you open, some things need actioning:
Fridge temperature checks
Are the staff fit for work?
Check for hazards
Check for pests
Exit doors unlocked
Safety information displayed
Check working environment, e.g. ventilation, temperature etc.
Covid health and safety checks
In line with government advice, the following checks need to be carried out:
How to deal with exceptions
Record keeping is a vital tool in your armoury:
Source: MaintainX (Community Member)