When half of your employees say their work environment is too hot, and the other half are saying it’s too cold, you can be reasonably certain you have the temperature set just right! However, invariably the extreme variances in Australia’s climate makes for substantial challenges in providing an ambient workplace, where everyone is comfortable. But what is the law around temperature control in the workplace and is there a maximum and minimum temperature that employer’s need to consider?Read More
Warehouse Management Blog
As we discussed in our blog: Warehouse Roller Doors - Long Term Cost Considerations, warehouse roller doors are a significant investment that shouldn't be taken lightly. In fact, it's quite the opposite - they can have a big impact on costs in the long run.
So what are all the costs that warehouse managers need to be aware of?
Your costs can be separated into three parts; that is, the short-term costs that are involved with procuring your doors, the ongoing costs that it will take you to maintain your doors, and the costs associated with ensuring safety.
According to Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ),between 1 January 2008 and 31 December 2017, FSANZ coordinated 626 recalls. The average number of recalls per year for the last 10 years is 63.
During the last 10 years, undeclared dairy (milk) has been the most common allergen related recall, accounting for 31% of all allergen related recalls. Peanut is the second most common type of allergen-related recalls, accounting for 20% in this category. Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella and E. coli are the three microorganisms most commonly associated with microbial food recalls in Australia.
Dairy products are more commonly recalled due to concerns with process hygiene, indicated through E. coli testing, than other categories of food. Other products commonly recalled for E. coli include fresh sprouts, salads and some processed meat products.
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