Northern Safety & Industrial
Food manufacturing, especially meat processing, faces unique challenges. Efficient production methods, raw material costs, product quality, and food safety affect day-to-day operations, whether producing a single ingredient or a finished product. This vast sector that employs well over a million Americans in facilities coast to coast can look to us for the services and supplies they need to increase productivity, promote safety, and work more efficiently.
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Health & Safety Hazards
Recognizing and controlling hazards is essential in averting injuries and deaths in food manufacturing. To prevent these incidents and remain compliant, safety programs should be structured according to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) regulations. A successful program should encompass the hierarchy of controls, training on operational procedures and risks employees might encounter, as well as proper personal protective equipment (PPE). Read below about some of the regulations put in place by OSHA, USDA, and NFPA.