Many experts and OSHA compliance officers opine new hires should be trained when exposed to the possibility of an emergency. In other words, on day one.
The alarms are relentless, the lights are flashing, and you’re offsite. Will your people respond appropriately to the threat or place themselves in harm’s way?
A facility full of underpaid and underinsured workers does little to guard the food supply. Investment in quality workers safeguards against potentially costly mistakes.
In reality, there is something that is far worse than ineffective medicine: drugs that not only don’t work, but also cause serious harm.
The FDA has raised the food safety bar for pet food manufacturers and, like the pet food industry's end-customers, the FDA has sharp teeth.
What does the Federal Drug Administration case against the now-bankrupt American Peanut Corp. have to do with dog kibble? Plenty, if a dog or cat owner contracts salmonellosis from handling tainted kibble.
3E Co.’s Online-MSDS 6.0 is an enhanced version of its Safety Data Sheet (SDS) management application, with new features designed to streamline the development of compliant and accurate hazard communication documentation.
The majority of New York voters think that Gov. Cuomo should “wait for all necessary health and environmental studies to be completed before opening the state to fracking.”
Bio-Aabsorb Micro N soaks up to one gallon of oil for every pound of absorbent material, and is filled with oil-eating microbes that break down 98 percent of oil spills.
"We look at safety as an unending journey, and it is so entrenched in our culture that it is part of our everyday mentality."
Would fracking under cemeteries raise the dead (or lawsuits from family members), or would it simply make the grounds easier to maintain in a down economy?
The United States faces a tremendous challenge when it comes to protecting the national power grid, even though one of the biggest threats is over 90 million miles away.
In the court filing, Mag Instrument claims that Larson Electronics' continued use of the Magnalight trademark infringes on Mag Instrument's family of trademarks.
In the event of a threat or actual safety problem, how prepared is your organization? Does everyone know exactly what to do? Do they have the right equipment on hand?
We do not need to limit our learning opportunities to our own mistakes; we can examine other experiences for lessons to improve our own understanding, expectations and practices.
Nine months after flooding devastated Thailand, factories are being rebuilt.
We business continuity and disaster recovery professionals start talking about RTOs and RPOs and MTBFs, burying people in jargon. Yet, what we do is not complex rocket science.
If food companies take the time to learn the concerns of animal activists and consumers, they can take action before a potentially detrimental situation occurs at their facility.
Whoa! I’ve never encountered this kind of scare tactic in a pharmacy before. I politely declined the offer as I know my blood pressure and cholesterol are fine -- thank you very much.
All animals need food, water and shelter. Establishing a program to eliminate these elements will help reduce both interior and exterior populations.
Given the magnitude of 21st Century challenges, it is increasingly clear that effective designers and engineers will need to be capable of designing for sustainability.
The Sierra Monitor 3600-I Triple IR (IR3) Flame Detector detects fuel and gas fires at long distances with higher immunity to false alarms.
The system helps protect equipment and personnel from damage caused by overspeed conditions in critical rotating machinery
Ferrero USA recently settled a class action lawsuit over the marketing of its Nutella chocolate-hazelnut spread. Food Manufacturing spoke with David L. TerMolen of Freeborn & Peters LLP about the lawsuit and why food processors should think carefully before placing health claims on their product labels.