Not only are food hygiene and safety posters required by law, but they come with several benefits to you as a business owner or employee. We’ve outlined just some of the reasons below:
If we’re being completely honest, some of your staff won’t go out of their way to revise the best practices when it comes to food hygiene and safety. By installing food hygiene posters around your kitchen, you can easily place hygiene at the forefront of your staff’s mind, and quickly remind them of proper storage, preparation techniques, designated tools and areas, and more.
If you’re interested in finding out more about what the basic food hygiene rules are, why not explore one of our recent blogs? In the article linked, we discuss the Four Cs of food hygiene, how long food hygiene training lasts, and more.
By installing easy-to-read food hygiene posters within your premises, your staff will be able to easily identify key areas and remind themselves of key information without needing to ask another staff member, whether that be a team leader, kitchen manager, or yourself. This saves employees from flicking through long manuals or instructions, and, in turn, speeds up processes and helps eliminate time-wasting tasks.
Makes Content Easy To Understand
Some of your staff are visual learners, and they might learn better from colourful and straightforward diagrams of key operations. Posters might only contain simple instructions, but they serve as a reminder for the smaller details of the process without being overly wordy. In turn, your staff will have an improved understanding and make fewer mistakes, which contributes to your overall kitchen hygiene, as well as saving time and money.
If you are considering undertaking a course to better understand food hygiene, you’ll benefit from reading one of our recent articles where we cover commonly asked questions surrounding food hygiene certificates, including when they expire, if they should be renewed, and what level of certification you need.