Tag Archives: worker safety

The Eyes Have It

Beall Brewery Insurance reports that, according to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, each day about 2,000 US workers sustain work-related eye injuries requiring medical treatment. Eye injury has resulted in more than $300 million in lost time, medical expenses, and workers compensation, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Read More…

Get Organized at Your Brewery for a Great New Year

It’s a new year, and a new month. And that means it’s a great time for a new outlook at your craft brewery.

January is Get Organized Month. It’s an ideal time to look back at your brewery’s last year, and look ahead to determine how you will accomplish this year’s goals. These suggestions can help you start the year off on the right foot. Read More…

Protect Your Brewery Workers in Confined Spaces

It’s not news that brewery workers face risk when working in confined spaces—but this horrifying story out of California may be news to you. Last year, a worker lowered into a 50-foot drainage shaft fell to his death.

Why?

The general contractor and the subcontractor on the job did not follow permit-required procedures for working in confined spaces.

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