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About Us

Caterquip  has been established since 1996

We specialise in the supply of quality brand named Used and Reconditioned Catering Equipment. With the Credit Crunch really biting, brand new equipment has become out of reach for even the largest of organisations. We have become incredibly busy as a result and many more clients are realising there is a viable and trusted alternative to brand new equipment. We are experienced with kitchen planning and support and can supply reconditioned, brand new equipment and extraction systems. Please feel free to call Dominic or Paul on 01733 777 778.  

 

WHAT WE DO - A classic 'Before and After' Fryer Refurbishment

We took this Falcon Dominator Twin Gas Fryer in, which is only a few years old. It was in a terrible state and hadn't been cleaned in months. 

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On arrival, our technicians traige its condition to assess viability. This process confirms if the fryer should be reconditioned back to a working appliance and operating reliably. We found it was in excellent operating order under the grime.

We then strip the machine to assess if parts are required. Once ordered, our deep clean and technical rebuild commences. Its not just the bits chef sees, we remove components to access the internal areas, gas & electrical fixtures and cabinet. We use mild detergents and elbow grease to thoroughly remove carbon and grease depsoits. As we re-build, we assess and test each component before refitting. 

As you can see in the following images, we are thorough and proud of the presentation we achieve. The fryer is now operating as the manufacturer designed it, but most importantly, the end user will only pay a fraction of the new price. 

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This is what 20 years expertise in this field results in. We are the largest supplier of reconditioned equipment in the UK and have an enviable trade wide reputation for supplying quality premium branded appliances through too whole kitchen fulfillments. 


 

Caterquip Safety Health and Environment Policy.

 

Caterquip’s management and staff believes that its commitment to HSE safety, its element of efficient production control and successful management of risks to employees, visitors, health, equipment & property assets and the environment.

Caterquip into its safety policy to to support and fulfil its obligations under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and subsequent amendment regulations, provide and maintain, so far as is reasonably practicable, safe and healthy working conditions, premises, welfare facilities, equipment and systems of work for all our employees and visitors.

The managing director will oversee and advocate budgets to develop and protect staff whilst carrying out their duties. This will include but not be limited too, ongoing training, improved working conditions, provision of PPE and uniforms, priovide time for staff meetings and overseeing management of the company safety policy and auditing process.

The company Safety Officer will be responsible for scheduled Safety and QA audits, recording and follow up actions. They will be the key liaison between the fire and rescue service, HSE, EHO and ISO agencies.

All staff are indocruinated to abide to company safety rules and be responsible for themselves, their colleagues and all visitors to company premises.       

Our policy to meet and exceed the minimum requirements of the law where possible and to do this we will provide sufficient resources to meet this commitment. We will ensure systems are in place to allow us to maintain, monitor and improve our safety performance and remit for quality

In return, the company expects employees at all levels to exceed their minimum legal duties. This includes cooperating with us on safety matters and to take care of their own safety and that of colleagues and visitors.

Training, information, supervision and instruction to meet these commitments will be provided to those who require in order to perform their job safely.

All staff, without exception, will wear goggles, mask and gloves when working within the workshop, with chemicals (including mild detergents) or deep cleaning shop.

All staff will work within the CoSHH (control of substance hazardous to health) and HACCP (hazard assessment at critical control points) and MANUAL HANDLING legislation and regular training will be given. On-going Risk Assessment program results will be shared at regular staff meetings to continuously improve and regulate all safety and quality initiatives. 

We have initiated a comprehensive program of risk and process assessments to ensure staff are protected and working to provide a high quality service to its customers. 


1.     We accept the responsibility for the above and will provide the information, instruction, training and supervision required to allow us to meet that aim.

2.     We also accept our responsibility for the health and safety of other people who may be affected by our activities.

3.     The allocation of duties for safety matters and the particular arrangements which we will take to implement the policy are set out below.

4.     We will monitor the policy in the workplace to ensure compliance.

5.     We will ensure that all employees are trained, aware of and reminded of their health and safety responsibilities.

6.     We will review and update this policy as and when necessary, especially in respect of changes in legislation or changes within the company. Regardless, the policy will be reviewed at least every 12 months. 

7. We acknowledge a serious commitment and obligation to operate a best practise programme in the safe handling of chemicals, gases, hazard assessment and staff welfare in the work place.

8.  We shall operate with legitimate public and third party liability insurance

9. Key managers and supervisors shall undertake daily safety checks, risk assessments and audit due diligence throughout.

10. All staff will receive Manual Handling and correct lifting training (including machines) and will at all times utilise the training during the course of their duties. All lifting and moving machinery will be used in accordance with user instructions to prevent injury and accidents. 

Caterquip  has Liability Insurance for £5m. The company is used to working within the confines of customer's individual health and safety policies when carrying out deliveries, installations and visits                     

 Revised January 2013