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Health & Safety Compliance

Various federal health and safety (H&S) regulations may apply to a distillery. This course covers the regulations that describe the methods that distillers must use to protect their employees from hazards. These methods include developing written H&S programs, policies, and trainings on the topics like confined space, electrical, hazardous energy, personal protective equipment, OSHA recordkeeping, hot work, emergency preparedness and response, machine guarding, respiratory protection, overhead cranes, bloodborne pathogens, hazard communication, medical and first aid, materials handling and storage, working at heights, walking working surfaces, fire prevention and protection, hearing conservation and noise, powered industrial trucks, hazardous materials, and hand and portable power tools.

Learning Outcomes:
1. Recognize the potential hazards that are common in distilleries
2. Understand what triggers applicability to particular OSHA topics
3. Learn the requirements for facility-specific written H&S programs, policies, and procedures and training and determine how to comply with the corresponding rules and regulations

Shannon Barr
Health & Safety Specialist
EHS Support