This is the introduction for a five-part series on injuries and prevention strategies in the food processing and production industry.
The Food Production/Processing Industry: Which industries are included?
The Challenge. While many safety and risk professionals are struggling to prevent injuries…
There’s a small group who are decreasing injuries on a consistent basis…
And it’s not because they are better safety/risk professionals than you…
Or that they more of an expert than you – far from it.
It’s all because they are using a time-tested process proven to:
✅ Determine the root cause of injuries
✅ Identify customized injury prevention programs
✅ Seamlessly implement those programs
Ensuring compliance with occupational safety and health regulations is an essential element of business success, given the legal hassles and steep fines that can come with failing to meet those expectations. One of the more confusing aspects of compliance is that health and safety regulations are imposed by both the federal government and state governments. Many states impose their own occupational health and safety standards in addition to those set by OSHA. Even though these standards are meant to work in tandem, it’s not always clear which ones an employer must obey.
In today’s “post pandemic shutdown” era, the universal cry from almost all industries is that they can’t hire enough workers. Cries of worker shortage abound.
Imagine it’s hiring time, and you have questions about a potential employee’s ability to perform a job. How can you find out?