Plant Safety

How do you keep your plant or facility safe for your production line and your employees? Whether you're looking for information on sanitation safety or employee safety, we've discuss that and more on these pages. Search below for the articles, news, and research on Plant Safety. 


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Animal Proteins

Sen. Hawley Presses Tyson Foods on Missouri Plant Closures, Child Labor Accusations

Sept. 21, 2023
The Missouri senator recently introduced legislation to break up the meatpacking “monopolies,” and continued his attacks on the industry this week.
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Capital Spending

Anheuser-Busch Announces $22.5 Million Upgrade to Houston Brewery Cooling System

Aug. 30, 2023
Project will allow plant to reduce electricity consumption by nearly 2.2 million kwh per year once it is operational, which is expected by Q4 2023.
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Plant Safety

Three Maine Processing Plants to Pay Penalties to Settle Alleged Ammonia Safety Violations

Aug. 22, 2023
EPA says Wyman’s and Barber Foods facilities violated Clean Air Act accident prevention requirements and will pay a total of $373,490 in penalties.
Worker Safety

Employee Dies after Falling into Meat Processing Machine at United Premium Foods Plant

July 31, 2023
The victim was a longtime employee of the United Premium Foods facility in Woodbridge, N.J., the company says.
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Worker Safety

NTSB: Crack in Retired Gas Service Tee May Have Led to R.M. Palmer Chocolate Plant Explosion

July 19, 2023
National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigation reveals crack in service tee retired from service in 2021, but not disconnected from the natural gas supply.
Animal Proteins

16-Year-Old Sanitation Worker Dies in Accident at Mar-Jac Poultry Hattiesburg Plant

July 18, 2023
Details on the cause of death of the teenager and the circumstances surrounding the accident are still pending.
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Worker Safety

Injury and Illness Reporting Requirements to Increase Under New Dept. of Labor Rule

July 18, 2023
Establishments with 100 or more employees will need to submit two additional sets of information annually to OSHA starting in 2024.
Dairy, Cheese, Eggs

3-A SSI Invites Volunteers To Help Revise Sanitary Standard

Sept. 22, 2021
The General Requirements standard is the basis for 30 other standards.
Plant Safety

5 Things You May Not Know About Electrical Safety in Your Facility

How well do you know Lockout/Tagout? We recently talked about Lockout/Tagout as well as other electrical safety issues with Leviton's John Garbarino.
Dairy, Cheese, Eggs

Dippin’ Dots Factory Explosion Injures 10

July 22, 2021
Truck was unloading liquid nitrogen at Paducah, Kentucky, facility.
Conveying Equipment

How Conveyor Systems Can Help Processors Maintain Distance

July 1, 2021
Emerging technology is allowing food processors to help with social distancing between workers on the plant floor.