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Hazard Assessment: New Tools for Busy Brewers

Prevention and protection are two cornerstones of workplace safety. When implementing effective hazard controls and developing reliable standard operating procedures, you will need to identify and understand potential hazards. Brewery safety professional Matt Stinchfield outlines the basic steps of a …Read More

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Compressed Gas Cylinder Safety

Brewers Association Safety subcommittee members outline necessary steps to ensure the safe handling, storage, and use of compressed gas cylinders in the brewery environment. Virtually all breweries house compressed gas cylinders of some kind, often in the form of CO2 cylinders, …Read More

Industry Updates

Chemical Compatibility of Glycerin-Filled Pressure Gauges

 Do glycerin filled pressure gauges present an explosion hazard when mounted on tank CIP arms? I see gauges with warnings about oxidizing media use. Would 2% caustic solutions/boosted peroxide caustic and 1-2% Peracetic/other acid solutions pose a risk?  Safety Exchange says: …Read More

Brewery Burns: Causes and Avoidance

Each year brewers are burned by wort boilovers, contact with steam, or exposure to corrosive chemicals. Burn injuries can be traumatic and require months of recovery. Understand the causes and learn the best methods of burn prevention with testimonials from …Read More

Design & Safety Considerations for Grain Handling Systems

Designing efficient, safe, and scalable grain handling systems up front is critical to long-term success in craft brewing today. This includes determining incoming grain strategies (bulk, semi-bulk, bags), conveying types (screws, cable-disc, cable-chain, bucket elevator, pneumatic transport), mill and mill …Read More

Ensuring the Safety of Non-Employees in the Brewery

Every brewery needs a proactive plan to ensure the safety of tour groups, delivery drivers, truckers, contractors, suppliers, maintenance and service personnel, inspectors, regulators, volunteers, and other third parties at your site. This session will provide practical and realistic strategies …Read More

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