Chemicals remain one of the most common and dangerous elements in manufacturing sites. And they’re one of the most common sources of injuries and OSHA safety violations. Whether they’re household cleaning products or toxic metals, manufacturers must implement and follow strict measures to ensure the safety of their workers. Our training expert and industry analyst Holly Mockus recently wrote about chemical safety and the importance of training in OH&S Magazine.
Last month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced new and comprehensive measures designed to reduce Salmonella illnesses associated with poultry products. The agency said the new efforts are needed to help achieve its goal of reducing Salmonella illnesses by 25% in the U.S.
When the COVID-19 Delta variant began surging in June, OSHA issued an emergency temporary standard (ETS) to protect healthcare workers. Since then, many healthcare organizations have been struggling to gain the full compliance of their doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professions. Guidance from a new vaccine policy handbook can help companies develop their vaccine policies.
Attracting and retaining quality employees is an issue that the entire industry struggles with, especially over the past 18 months. Hearthside Foods shares how they’re training to retain valuable employees.
During a historic labor shortage, manufacturers need to leverage every tool possible to not only recruit new employees but ensure they’ll stick around for a long while. For many successful manufacturers, employee retention starts on day one with effective training.
Since President Biden signed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) in March, businesses have been using emergency funds to help keep payrolls active and employees working. However, some businesses might be misjudging their eligibility for the relief package.
This summer broke record temperatures – again. Here are five ways to protect workers from the heat.
On-the-job training (OJT) remains popular among companies that prefer their employees learn by doing. This instruction style is far more engaging than most classroom training, and workers can remain on the floor where they’re productive. But how can you be sure employees are being trained with the right procedures and policies, without shortcuts?
Food Processing Magazine has published its Top 100 food and beverage companies for 2021. We are proud to say 68 are Intertek Alchemy clients!
Safety should be a top concern for any company that is genuinely concerned for the wellbeing of their employees, not to mention for the company’s overall bottom line. The trick is getting all parties on the same page. Here are 7 habits to get there.
This annual event promotes awareness and understanding of workplace safety and health programs that help improve sustainability and the bottom line by identifying and managing workplace hazards before they cause injury or illness. See how your company can get involved.
We’re excited to announce the 1,000th client on our flagship Enterprise platform – Arca Continental. This latest milestone demonstrates our global growth and ability to forge long-lasting relationships with our customers.
Read how JBS, one of the largest food producers in the United States, is meeting the COVID vaccine challenge head-on with an employee training and education program.