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Guide to the New Texas First Aid Laws

By Dot It February 10, 2020 No comments

Coinciding with the start of the new year, Texas has implemented a new first aid law. House Bill 496, which went into effect on January 1st, 2020, requires all public schools and open-enrollment charter schools in the state of Texas to have bleeding control kits available on campus. These first aid kits are being referred to as ‘Stop the Bleed’ kits. They are required to be placed in easily accessible areas and are to be included in a school’s emergency preparedness plans.

Overlooked and Underrated Restaurant Supplies Every Restaurant Needs

By Dot It August 27, 2019 No comments

Let’s face it – some restaurant supplies are more exciting than others. Print items are snazzy and colorful, to-go containers are sleek and elegant. And then, there’s the not-so-exciting products which, when you think about it, your business would be lost without. Below are just a few of the items that are often overlooked and undervalued.

4 Kitchen Items You Need to Replace or Swap for a Newer Model

By Dot It July 24, 2019 No comments

Kitchen items, as much as we hope, won’t last forever. That is why over time you need to replace items in your kitchen. Kitchen items like bottles, storage containers, first aid kits, and packaging are some of the first and most important kitchen tools that you need to replace. This guide

What Should be in a Restaurant First Aid Kit?

By Dot It March 20, 2019 2 comments

A properly stocked first aid kit and safety training will mitigate the occurrence and severity of most accidents that take place in commercial kitchens. Knowing what should be in a restaurant first aid kit, how many kits you need, and where and how to properly administer first aid is essential for any food operator.

How to Clean Up Bodily Fluid Spills in Restaurants

By Dot It January 7, 2019 No comments

Bodily fluid incidents are among the more unfortunate but common health and safety issues that restaurants encounter. Proper readiness for clean-up is vital for restaurants, as employees and customers can file complaints with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration if violations occur.

OSHA standards are designed to protect workers under the assumption that all bodily fluids contain possible pathogens that are harmful to your health. Moving forward with caution and embracing OSHA standards can protect you, your workers and your customers from such risks.

8 Problems Restaurants Have With First Aid and What to do About It

By Dot It March 13, 2017 No comments

Running a restaurant is hard work. The last thing you need to worry about is managing your first aid. Below are some of the most common complaints we’ve heard about restaurants’ first aid and our suggestions on how to fix them.

7 Ways to Manage Workplace First Aid Theft

By Dot It March 7, 2017 1 comment

So your first aid supplies keep disappearing, huh? We’ve all been there. It’s hard to resist a quality-woven bandage or cotton gauze pads. However small the item, supply loss can turn into a real and costly problem for restaurant owners.

New First Aid Products Now Available

By Dot It March 1, 2017 No comments

Dot It is excited to announce a new line of first aid products, all intended to make your restaurant life easier! No more supply pilferage or costly fees due to non-compliance with OSHA and ANSI standards. Be prepared during medical emergencies with our newest first aid product line.

Have you checked your First Aid Kit lately?

By Dot It September 2, 2015 No comments

Not many people realize it is an OSHA requirement to have a certain number of first aid items available in their first aid kits. Most kits have the required amount of items, but it's always good to have