Rachel Bell Elevated to Co-Chair of Brewers Association Safety Subcommittee

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Rachel Bell of Kiitos Brewing in Salt Lake City, Utah, has been named as co-chair of the Brewers Association (BA) Safety Subcommittee. Bell will join current Safety Subcommittee Chair Chris Bogdanoff of Heroes Restaurant and Brewery, in Riverside, California in guiding the subcommittee’s mission to “increase safety awareness of Brewers Association members with the goals of minimizing risk and preventing harm to people, products, and facilities.”

The BA Safety Subcommittee is hands down my favorite craft beer-related group I’ve ever been a part of. I’m excited to be even more involved and keep raising the bar on how productive and effective we can be.

Rachel Bell, BA Safety Subcommittee Co-Chair

“I’m incredibly honored and pleased to accept this role,” said Bell. “The BA Safety Subcommittee is hands down my favorite craft beer-related group I’ve ever been a part of. I’m excited to be even more involved and keep raising the bar on how productive and effective we can be.”

Rachel is originally from Tyrone, Georgia. She has a BA and MA in Anthropology from Georgia State University. She wrote her thesis on ancient brewing while working at Monday Night Brewing in Atlanta, Georgia. Bell currently lives in Salt Lake City and works for Kiitos Brewing. In addition, she serves on the Brewers Association Technical Committee.  

See Rachel in action in the upcoming BA Collab Hour webinar SafetycausticfragileforkliftexithazardOSHA on Thursday, August 13! Register here.

The BA Safety Subcommittee is extremely productive and efficient in producing resources such as the BA’s Online Brewery Safety Training, Hazard Assessment Principles, and other guidance on the BA Safety Resource Hub. The subcommittee regularly communicates with members through the BA member forum and their online activities. Brewers can reach out to the Safety Subcommittee with questions and concerns at safetyexchange@brewersassociation.org.