Craft Brewery Safety

With the continued growth in the craft brewery industry, it is critical that a increased focus is placed on safety and the development of a safety culture. Recently, there has been an increased presence from OSHA in setting and enforcing new safety and health requirements in all industries; the craft brewery industry is not an exception. There are several key elements that a brewery can include in their safety program to improve or enhance their overall safety culture. Below are a few examples to help protect yourself and your employees:

  • Personal Protective Equipment: Incorporate protective clothing, helmets, goggles and equipment designed to protect the wearer’s body from injury or infection.

    Confined Space Training: Establish protocols, procedures and provide continued training to employees who enter confined brewery spaces.

    Fall Protection: Proper tie-off techniques and specialized equipment will help keep employees safe.Partnering with the right safety professional can help you navigate and reduce your exposures.

With the continued growth in the craft brewery industry, it is critical that a increased focus is placed on safety and the development of a safety culture. Recently, there has been an increased presence from OSHA in setting and enforcing new safety and health requirements in all industries; the craft brewery industry is not an exception. There are several key elements that a brewery can include in their safety program to improve or enhance their overall safety culture. Below are a few examples to help protect yourself and your employees:

  • Personal Protective Equipment: Incorporate protective clothing, helmets, goggles and equipment designed to protect the wearer’s body from injury or infection.

    Confined Space Training: Establish protocols, procedures and provide continued training to employees who enter confined brewery spaces.

    Fall Protection: Proper tie-off techniques and specialized equipment will help keep employees safe.Partnering with the right safety professional can help you navigate and reduce your exposures.