Harmless looking Care Home kitchen?

Can you spot the hazards in this seemingly harmless scenario?

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  • The hand-wash basin is blocked by food so cannot be used to wash hands!
  • Some of the milk defrosting in the sink is alongside unfrozen milk
  • The defrosted and frozen products were not dated once frozen, making order of usage unclear

Did you spot them all?