Slip Tips

Riell, Howard
July 2004
FoodService Director;7/15/2004, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p62
Trade Publication
Focuses on slip and fall accidents in the foodservice workplace. Causes of the accidents; Occurrences of slips and falls; Ways to prevent the accidents.


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