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How to Stay Safe in Confined Spaces

Confined spaces pose a significant danger if not approached with care. In 2009, a welder who entered a fermentation tank to seal a crack set himself on fire when he lit his blowtorch in the space, which was oversaturated with oxygen. In 2011, a fermentation tank exploded at a Vermont brewery. (Of course, confined spaces are a risk for reasons other than air quality. In 2010 alone, close to 30 people died in grain entrapment incidents in the United States.) Read More…

Do Your Workers Know Your Brewery Emergency Response Plan?

Business owners already know the importance of having an emergency action plan to help them respond quickly in the event of a natural disaster, work-related injury, or other incident. But Beall Brewery Insurance would like to suggest that brewery owners and operators also have in place a brewery Emergency Response Plan that offers workers a framework to help them respond swiftly and successfully to an emergency. Read More…

Brewery Safety: Managing Hazardous Chemicals

Breweries don’t require large supplies or varieties of chemicals in order to function. But they do use cleaners and sanitizers to keep brewery equipment safe to operate. Those materials can cause serious injury if they come in contact with skin and are not immediately washed off. Similarly, breweries may keep some flammable liquids on hand (for instance, blends of isopropyl alcohol for sanitizing brewery equipment). Read More…

Digital Solutions—and Challenges—for Your Brewery

When the going gets tough, the tough… pivot. And that’s exactly what craft breweries across the country have been doing. The pandemic has prevented thousands of them from conducting business the way that they, and their customer base, are accustomed to: on-premise. Read More…

The Key to Brewery Worker & Customer Health: Hand Washing Hygiene

It’s National Hand Washing Awareness Week, and Beall Brewery Insurance wants to take the opportunity to point out that hand-washing reduces respiratory illness—like colds—by more than 20%. During cold and flu season, hand-washing reminders could help your staff and your customers to stay healthy. And during the COVID-19 pandemic, hand-washing has repeatedly been celebrated as one of the top steps you can take to maintain your health, and the health of those around you. Read More…

Promoting Wellness at Your Craft Brewery

The wellbeing of your craft brewery employees is key—and for a number of reasons.

Healthy employees are productive employees. Healthy employees don’t negatively impact your workers’ comp costs. And, these days especially, healthy employees ensure the health of the entire organization. Read More…