Frank Dearle

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Environmental Policy Statement

IVT027 Environmental Policy Statement V1 01102015

Health and Safety Police Statement

IHS001 H&S Policy Statment Version 1 01102015

Quality Policy Statement

IVT014 Quality Policy Statement Version 1 01102015

Understanding Kitchen Ventilation

Understanding Kitchen Ventilation In the kitchen, a ventilation system removes heat and grease coming from cooking equipment, steam from ware washing and boiling and dangerous carbon monoxide fumes produced from the combustion of gas cooking equipment. Front of house, a ventilation system removes smoke, keeps the restaurant or bar at a pleasant temperature and reduces …

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HSE investigates charcoal grill poisoning fears

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is investigating whether the industry should do more to make operators aware of the risks associated with indoor charcoal ovens, Catering Insight has learned. The safety body said it is seeking the views of suppliers and distributors after discovering installations had not been carried out properly or the equipment …

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Anniversary

Celebrating our 25th anniversary 1988 to 2013

A gas engineer from Ascot has been fined for work he carried out

A gas engineer from Ascot has been fined for work he carried out on a commercial catering gas installation in a local pub, despite not being registered for such work. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) prosecuted Philip Payne, 49, for work he carried out in the kitchen at The Swinley in Ascot. Reading Magistrates’ …

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Hart District Council is taking a firm stance on restaurants that don’t comply with gas regulations.

Aug 17, 2012 Hart District Council is taking a firm stance on restaurants that don’t comply with gas regulations. 15 commercial kitchens in the Hampshire district of Hart have been closed this summer after council inspectors found they had gas leaks or unsafe gas appliances. Hart District Council began a project in May to identify …

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Equipment Education: Combi Ovens

Equipment Education: Combi Ovens Though combi ovens are growing in popularity in professional kitchens, many operators are still sometimes scared off by their high price tag and apparent technological complexity. However, when viewed in relation to the cost of a fine-dining or large foodservice kitchen’s overall equipment package, and with an understanding of the usefulness …

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