Date PostedFebruary 4, 2013

The Fortnightly Hospitality News Wrap-Up: Bar Staff Tip – Avoid Prosecution by Asking for ID

Staff of any licensed venue should be aware of the danger of not asking patrons for proof of their age, especially for those who look 23 or under. While it’s easy to serve a minor when you’re busy, extra attention must be given to people who look like they’re in their early twenties, to make sure no underage patrons slip through the cracks. Remember that anyone who serves alcohol can face fines of up to $8000 for serving minors.

Read the full article here: Staff Avoid Prosecution by Asking for ID


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Peter Cutforth is a Director at Urban E-Learning, a global elearning, OH&S training, and web strategy firm based in Little Edward St. Spring Hill, Brisbane, Australia. Urban E-Learning provides compliance related online , Distance and Face-to-Face training products in the construction, hospitality and heavy vehicle transport sectors, to name a few. Examples include the White Card Construction induction course and the RSA - Responsible Service of Alcohol course. Peter's interests extend to training, safety and compliance, online marketing, and Mobile Apps.

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