Emergency preparation for restaurants
You can't predict when a walk-in will go down or if a flood will drown out a week's worth of profits.
But you can take precautions to get your restaurants prepared for the day an emergency strikes.
Unsure where to begin? We have you covered.
Prepare for the worst, hope for the best.
Start by building an Emergency Preparation Kit so you have the basics on hand.
Then, review our checklists for equipment, inclement weather, and natural disaster-related emergencies.
Build an Emergency Preparation Kit
Get proactive before your team needs to react.
Keeping small items on hand can lead to big benefits when disaster strikes.
We recommend that every restaurant keep these things in stock for emergencies.
- J-B Weld
- Extra batteries
- Metal drain snakes
- And more!
Emergency preparation checklists
Understand how to prepare for specific emergencies, figure out what to do in the moment, and get an idea of how to handle the aftermath.
Download a PDF checklist for each of the most common emergencies that restaurants face.
Protect profits, staff, and customers when your power goes out.
Keep your cool (even when your equipment can't) and take action.
Grease trap backup
The grease trap shouldn't clog your restaurant's ability to make profits.
Contain the flames to keep your staff and customers safe.
Don't be a target for thieves. It's all about visibility.
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Take charge when your POS is out of commission with these tips.
Don't get iced out of profits. Maintain business as usual with this winter weather checklist.
High temps? Don't sweat it. Keep customers and staff comfortable with our guidance.
86 Repairs is not responsible for the control or correction of conditions or practices existing at your premises. Further, we do not warrant that our advice in these materials will assure your operations are safe and healthful, or are in compliance with any laws, regulation, code or standard. You agree to defend, indemnify, protect, save and keep harmless 86 Repairs for any and all loss, cost, damage or exposure arising from negligent actions or omissions on your part.
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