How convenient are portable lunch rooms! Underestimating the importance of having a dedicated room on the worksite where workers can down tools and take time out for a break can cost you in more ways than one. Tired, unfed workers who feel like they haven’t had a proper break can be a disruptive element in your workforce. To paraphrase Napoleon, ‘A workforce marches on its stomach’!
The provision of staff amenities is also necessary under the Work Health Safety Act, which requires that all businesses provide – so far as is reasonably practical – adequate facilities for workers. Along with toilets, drinking water, and washing facilities, this includes a place where workers can eat.