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Restaurant Industry Dangerous Incidents Checklist (Australia) Mobile App

The occupational safety and health law requires employers and people who are self-employed to ensure equipment is safe. Injuries like cuts, fractures, and amputations occur when workers get their hands or parts of the body, clothing or jewellry caught in the bowl during operation. Most injuries can be prevented if the mixers are fitted with guarding. The Restaurant Industry Dangerous Incidents Checklist (Australia) mobile app was developed help restaurant workers with Interlocked guarding systems, the design and construction of a physical guard, explosion of aerosol can in caf├ęs and sulfuric acid based drain cleaner causes serious burns.

  • Lendlease
  • The Cooperative
  • PG&E
  • Red Bull
  • Mirvac

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    The occupational safety and health law requires employers and people who are self-employed to ens...

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    1. Interlocked guarding system

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    An interlocked guarding system is a physical barrier which is connected to either the power or co...

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    2. The design and construction of a physical guard

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    A physical guard must:

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    prevent body parts and hair, or items such as clothing or jewellery, coming into contact with the...

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    be solidly constructed and securely mounted;

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    follow the contour of the machinery to prevent access;

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    not be able to be by-passed or disabled;

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    not allow the build-up of product;

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    not create a manual task hazard associated with maintenance and cleaning; and

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    not cause an injury in itself

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    contact with the moving parts.

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    Incident

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    Two chefs received flash burns to their upper bodies when an aerosol can of cooking oil exploded ...

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    At the time of the incident, two chefs were in the open plan kitchen cooking breakfast in frying ...

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    The base of the aerosol can blew out, causing the contents to be released in the atmosphere.

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    Factors to consider

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    The aerosol spray can of cooking oil was standing in the kitchen next to a heat source

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    The contents of the aerosol can expanded as a result of the heat, which caused the explosion.

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    Propellants in aerosol cans are mostly hydrocarbons stored under pressure in a gaseous state.

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    Hydrocarbons are flammable and should be kept away from extreme heat and ignition sources.

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    Aerosol cans containing cooking oil or fly spray have exploded before in kitchens when placed nea...

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    Recommendations

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    Do not place aerosol cans next to heat sources or in hot areas in kitchens, such as next to lit g...

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    Do not place aerosol cans in direct sunlight.

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    Do not use aerosol cans near naked flames or ignition sources

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    Read the safety information on the aerosol can before use and storage

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