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This course is presented by Georgia Tech through the Susan B. Harwood grant. It is geared toward safety personnel/technicians, management, supervisors, leads, or even workers (maybe on a safety team or equivalent) from production, operations, and maintenance/engineering at poultry/meatpacking establishments. The training is designed to address the typical hazards that are involved in the industry. We will identify the typical hazards to be encountered, discuss methods of evaluation, and identify best practices to eliminate/control the hazards. Instructors: Thomas A. Dean, CSP…Find out more »
We will be discussing packers liability with regard to contractors and sanitation teams and how packers can manage risk with contractors. There will also be an update on the on-line record keeping system by Jeff. Cargill will also share some information on their “Life Saver” program and resources that will be made available on the Meat Pack Safety website.Find out more »
Chris Bryant, National Safety Council, Nebraska will present Workplace Violence Safety training. He will cover identifying potential concerns & warning signs, determining what to do if something does happen and will go over possible scenarios. Jeff Funke will also be present to give an OSHA update. Deya Salgado DOL will present information on the Nebraska Meatpacking Industry Workers Bill of RightsFind out more »
Attend the 2nd Quarter Meeting to go over Walking & Working Surfaces. Sanitation best practices will also be covered. Dave Sams and Rob Lowe, Packers Sanitation Services will speak on sanitation. A representative from OSHA will also be present to give an update and to answer questions. Tentative Schedule: 9:00am Kick-off and Introductions – Mick Anderson - UNK 9:10am OSHA Update - Jeff Funke, OSHA Area Director 9:45am Slips, Trips & Falls – Don Birkentall, Smart Chicken 10:15am Break 10:30am…Find out more »
Join us at the 3rd Quarter Meeting to go over De-Escalation techniques. Ric Voelker, Nebraska Safety Council, will give a presentation on verbal de-escalation that goes together with workplace violence training. This training can be used at work or in other situations. Kristina Carigan, OSHA, will also be present to discuss the Whistle Blower Program.Find out more »