How to improve worker safety

How Food Processing Equipment Can Improve Worker Safety

Each year over 5,000 injuries in food and drink manufacturing are reported to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in the UK alone. Although this figure is high, workplace injuries in this industry have almost halved since the ‘A Recipe for Safety’ initiative was introduced in 1990. Whilst this is a considerable improvement, the food and drink manufacturing sector still has a lot to do to reduce injury rates in the manufacturing sector as a whole.

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Training – Please Step Forward If You Are the Person in Charge!

The EHS-Net of the CDC in the USA found that restaurants with kitchen managers certified in food safety were less likely to have critical violations on their inspections. They analyzed 8,338 routine inspection reports for 4,461 restaurants in Iowa. During routine inspections, inspectors checked whether restaurants met Iowa food safety rules. They used a 44-item checklist. Some items on the checklist are called critical violations. If not fixed, these items are more likely than others to cause illness or a health risk. Their results showed that restaurants with Certified kitchen managers (managers that have attended a food safety training course and passed an assessment) (CKM’s) had fewer of most types of critical violations.

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Creating a Lean Laboratory

The principles of ‘Lean’ manufacturing have now been widely adopted across a variety of businesses. This model is proving equally useful for optimizing laboratory workspaces and workflows, helping to increase productivity and lower costs. Developing a lean laboratory approach can provide a wide range of benefits for virtually any research, production or testing laboratory, including…

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Essential Laboratory Measurement Techniques Guide

Essential Laboratory Measurement Techniques Guide

The “Essential Measurement Techniques” Guide supports lab operators to recognize and avoid potential error sources and ultimately increase laboratory efficiency. Experience shows that modern, well-developed balances and analytical instruments do the most to promote ease of use, operational safety and accurate results. However, even with state-of-the-art solutions, practical know-how is still required for users to…

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Increase Speed in Ready Meals Production

Increase Speed in Ready Meals Production

In ready-meals manufacturing, it’s vital to deliver high-quality food while responding fast to customer demands. This can easily be achieved when working with the proper equipment and processes. This eBook provides tips to optimize your ready meals production to ensure fast and accurate production, and customer satisfaction. Download the eBook to see how to: 1.…

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Automation can make working in the laboratory easier, safer and often healthier.

Laboratory Automation Guide

This guide provides solutions for single and multiple sample automation. You will find detailed information about basic to sophisticated solutions with the goal of helping you work more efficiently by improving your workflow. Automation can make working in the laboratory easier, safer and often healthier. It can help you increase productivity and safety, and improve…

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Edible fats and oils are among the most important ingredients in many processed food items.

The Ultimate Fats and Oils Guide

Fats and Oils Guide reviews the measurement of the most important parameters, be it for fat and oil characterization, or the close monitoring of important quality parameters. Dropping point, melting range and titration of fatty acids are reviewed in detail and tips and tricks for more accurate measurements are provided. It also covers UV\VIS and…

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