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DSP Safety: Hazard Identification, Recognition, Assessment, and Hierarchy of Controls

General distillery safety is the paramount concern for distilled spirits operations of all sizes, and distillery managers must seek to implement proper hazard identification and assessment protocols to effectively manage risks. This course provides a general overview of safety aspects, impacts, and tools related to distilled spirits manufacturing and production. Presenters will also discuss how to maximize your leadership team’s communication strategy to demonstrate the importance of the safety aspects of the business.

Learning Outcomes:
1. Identify the host of risks associated with different aspects of distilled spirits plant operations and manufacturing processes
2. Outline the main legal requirements for health and safety compliance
3. Understand the relevant hazard identification, recognition, assessment, and hierarchy of controls considerations for establishing and ensuring distillery safety protocols
4. Provide the tools to analyze your operations and implement proper safety protections and help define employee roles and responsibilities to ensure compliance

Dale Huffman
Environmental Health & Safety Director
Ole Smoky Distillery