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1. The Latest in Preventing Accidents with Effective Warnings

Safety has advanced in recent years. Yet, further action must be taken for people to enjoy a workplace as free as possible from hazards. According to data from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, 2.6 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses, and 5,190 fatal work injuries, occurred in the United States in 2021 – an 8% increase from the prior year.

Tags: Worker safety, Guest perspective
By Guest
2. How Do the NFPA's Combustible Dust Standards Affect My Facility?

The National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) combustible dust standards have been around for a long time. If you have been tasked with managing a manufacturing facility in the animal food industry, you have probably heard of them, but may be confused with how they could apply to your facility.

Tags: Worker safety, Federal agencies
By Gary Huddleston
3. If I Were A Betting Man – News from OSHA & EPA

It’s been an interesting first few months with the Biden administration. When President Joe Biden came into office in January, the major issue he faced was our country’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of his priorities were temporarily put on the back burner to allow the administration to focus most of its efforts on the pandemic, which has been ruling the lives of most Americans.

Tags: Worker safety, Federal agencies, Policy priority series
By Gary Huddleston
4. The 2021 Safety Communications Landscape

There are so many aspects to consider when it comes to a company’s product safety strategy, equipment safety labeling and workplace signage. Without a doubt, designing effective safety labels and signs that address specific company or equipment needs can be a complex task. For example, once you create a system of safety labels for a piece of machinery, they need to periodically be reevaluated considering changes to the standards, new symbols and latest available safety and accident information related to equipment and the feed and grain industries.

Tags: Worker safety, Guest perspective
By Guest
5. The End is in Sight....Science To the Rescue

Ever since I was a child, I have loved science. I loved learning about how things grew, how chemicals worked together, you name it -- if it was at all science, I was interested. As I grew older, I saw how science can help solve problems, big and small. How with science, we can create apples that do not brown (and therefore my kids will eat them) or treat diseases with antibiotics and now, develop a vaccine that can help us all go “back to normal.”

Tags: Coronavirus, Worker safety
By Sarah Novak
6. TECHTalks Cover Future of International Standards, COVID-19 Impacts

The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) Marketplace Week may be over, but the learning opportunities are far from done! IPPE’s TECHTalks, which are short educational presentations that discuss what the latest and greatest is out of the poultry, egg, meat and feed industries, are still available to watch on the IPPE Marketplace until Sunday, Feb. 28.

Tags: IPPE, Worker safety, Coronavirus, Standards
By Lacie Dotterweich
7. Big Changes Could Be Coming for Feed Industry Regulations

“Buckle up, it may be a wild ride,” said Gary Huddleston, the American Feed Industry Association’s director of feed manufacturing and regulatory affairs, at the 2021 Feed Education Program.

Tags: Worker safety, Feed safety, Federal agencies
By Lacie Dotterweich
8. Investing in Our People in Times of Crisis

This fall, I had the opportunity to sit in on several virtual roundtables with many American Feed Industry Association members talking about how they dealt with COVID-19 in their businesses and operations. I was proud to hear every participant start by saying the health and safety of their staff, customers and suppliers was, and remains, their primary focus.

Tags: Coronavirus, Member value, Worker safety
By Constance Cullman
9. COVID-19 Disrupted Food Supply Chain, What Lessons Have Been Learned?

What the food supply chain experienced in March and how it responded to an almost overnight shift in consumer demand from foodservice to home kitchens in light of the coronavirus pandemic was “nothing short of remarkable.” That was the sentiment several of the country’s leading food companies told attendees at The Wall Street Journal’s Global Food Forum on Monday.

Tags: Coronavirus, Worker safety
By Victoria Broehm
10. AFIA Members Are Safe + Sound At Work
Tags: Worker safety, Holidays
By Lacie Dotterweich

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