Unit 27 D2

788 Words4 Pages
D2: Health, safety and hygiene regulations and their impact on food retailing. Health and safety laws An Act to make further provision for securing the health, safety and welfare of persons at work, for protecting others against risks to health or safety in connection with the activities of persons at work, for controlling the keeping and use and preventing the unlawful acquisition, possession and use of dangerous substances, and for controlling certain emissions into the atmosphere. This act is really important for food retailers to meet their health and safety because it will reduce the risks for their employees and customers. If food retailers don’t meet their health and safety, they will be prosecuted and fined thousands They will also lose their reputation and performance. Healthy and safe environments Healthy and safe…show more content…
Not only will it help stop accidents and work related ill health among your staff, but it will reduce your accident losses, improve your profit and loss statement and help you become more efficient. If food retailers don’t meet their health and safety regulations, inspections will be followed out and if they find anything that will cause accidents or harm they would be fined and prosecuted for not following their health and safety. Food Hygiene Good food hygiene is essential for you to make or sell food that is safe to eat. It is very important for you and your staff to understand what good food hygiene is. Good food hygiene helps you to: ● Obey the law ● Reduce the risk of food poisoning among your customers ● Protect your business 's reputation This act is really important for food retailers to meet their health and safety because it will reduce the risks for their customers on food poisoning. If food retailers don’t meet their health and safety they will be prosecuted, fined thousands, their reputation will reduce and customers will stop
Open Document