Month: January 2018

If you work in the healthcare field, then you probably have to wear scrubs as part of your work attire. Before purchasing scrubs, you need to talk to your employer about the style that is required and if there are certain colors that you’re not allowed to wear or that the office should wear during the week. Once you know what to purchase, then you can begin looking online for the best deals so that you have a variety of clothing without spending a lot of money.

Color Requirements

Before you buy scrubs online, you need to make sure you’re not getting a color that you’re not allowed to wear. Most hospitals or healthcare offices have certain colors that they wear each day during the week. Certain departments might be required to wear one color while other departments wear a different one as a way to distinguish each set of employees. There are offices and hospitals that only allow you to wear a specific color and won’t even let you wear scrubs with different colors on the trim. You also need to find out if there is a certain style that is required as some tops have a lower cut than others.

Scrubs With Pockets

When you’re looking for scrubs, find sets with pockets. These will be a benefit because you can keep all of the important pieces of equipment for your shift with you at all times, such as a notebook, penlight, and blood pressure cuff. The tops that you choose should have pockets on them at least, and consider finding pants that have pockets as well.

Spend A Little More Money

Although you might be tempted to get scrubs that aren’t expensive, you need to keep in mind that you get what you pay for in most cases. Cheaper scrubs often fade after they have been washed, and they are more susceptible to tearing compared to scrubs that are made of a material that is of a higher quality. You can often find bargains when you shop online if you can wait until after the school season begins and until the end of the year as these are times when scrubs usually go on sale.

Sizing

One of the things that you can’t do when you order scrubs online is try them on, but most stores offer a return policy in case they don’t fit. Make sure the company you order from offers this policy, and if not, try to have a set of scrubs on hand that you’ve ordered before so that you know what size to buy. The scrubs that you purchase should be comfortable to wear while you’re working. They shouldn’t be too tight because you won’t be able to move around, but you shouldn’t get scrubs that are too loose because they could be too revealing or tend to fall down in places while you’re working.

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At home, cooking can be fun, romantic and relaxing. In commercial kitchens, it can become fraught, chaotic and stressful. If it does, creativity and efficiency suffer and valuable staff begin looking for other employment. If you believe TV, chefs are ogres who bang everyone into shape by brute force, but the reverse is closer to the truth – a truly competent chef commands a harmonious kitchen.

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Kitchen plans

One of the ways to achieve this professionalism is to properly arrange the kitchen itself, starting with a drawn plan (you can see many free examples here https://www.pinterest.com/explore/kitchen-floor-plans/.

Plan the kitchen layout to match the business focus. If you produce large numbers of the same items a “conveyor belt” layout makes sense, with the appliances or workstations used arranged in order.

Beware gadgets

The market is awash with yogurt makers, dough kneaders, electric choppers, rice cookers, waffle makers, and too many other gadgets to mention. Some are very good at what they do, but each one takes away more valuable space and adds cleaning and maintenance burdens. They also prevent trainees gaining basic skills.

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There is no substitute for skill, and with skill, the number of gadgets needed goes down not up.

Quality tools and supplies

The same is not true when it comes to major commercial appliances and basic kitchenware. For a business, buying the best quality you can afford pays off in the long run. Unlike many modern domestic appliances, quality commercial machinery is less likely to let you down, reduces effort, increases speed, and brings a little fun and pride back into the kitchen. The same goes for basic equipment like knives, spatulas, ladles, whisks and racks – flimsy tools with loose handles just make everyone feel like they’re fighting a losing battle.

Quality commercial catering supplies are often available at better prices, and with better customer service, from specialist trade outlets like 247cateringsupplies.co.uk.

Use your head (room)

Even if you have ample space, many operations can be performed more efficiently if equipment is kept closer together, so don’t waste vertical space. Integrated appliances can be designed one above the other, and most pots and tools hung on blank walls above where they’re used.

Be energy efficient

This not only keeps bills down but prevents staff suffering from excessive heat. Locate your refrigerators in the coolest area.… Read More

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