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Working Safely By Steve Sayer
Steve Sayer is a food and worker safety consultant for meat and poultry plants.

 

April 10, 2014 | Knives, blood and prevention

April 03, 2014 | 21st century slaughter – back to the future

March 27, 2014 | The 9 rules of specific risk materials

March 13, 2014 | It’s BSE and downers in the chute time

March 06, 2014 | Compliance guide for humane handling

February 27, 2014 | Connections – humane handling has many connections to the safety and quality of meats

February 20, 2014 | Feedlots, assembling stations, auction markets and abattoirs

February 13, 2014 | Are you buying trouble? Part 1

February 06, 2014 | Hallmark Westland Meat Company book update

January 30, 2014 | Don’t overlook transport vehicles and wooden pallets

January 16, 2014 | Humane handling radioactivity

January 08, 2014 | Character counts

January 01, 2014 | V-Day – USDA’s latest paradigm shift on validation

December 18, 2013 | Is your company in compliance with OSHA’s revised Hazard Communication Standard?

May 15, 2013 | Whistleblowing with OSHA

May 01, 2013 | Major paradigm shift of humane handling requirements for school lunch suppliers

April 24, 2013 | The lessons and caveats of Boston

April 10, 2013 | Westland/Hallmark- an untold story

April 03, 2013 | Zero tolerance: It would take a miracle to comply

March 20, 2013 | Reduce your workers compensation costs while saving money

March 13, 2013 | Humane handling and video recording: Should you share the recordings?

February 27, 2013 | The grant of inspection and humane animal handling

February 20, 2013 | No matter the issue, there is a common denominator

February 13, 2013 | Subjectivity and humane animal handling

February 06, 2013 | Got allergens?

January 30, 2013 | Notable is spelled Jodi Phillips

January 23, 2013 | The human factor – revisited

January 16, 2013 | GFSI and HACCP decision-making

January 09, 2013 | Hyperlinking your HACCP flowchart towards GFSI requirements

January 02, 2013 | GFSI - Plant defense programs

December 26, 2012 | GFSI - A look at maintenance practices

December 19, 2012 | GFSI - It's a bug’s world

December 12, 2012 | A change of plans

December 05, 2012 | Hallmark/Westland - an inside look- part 3

November 28, 2012 | Hallmark/Westland - an inside look - part 2

November 21, 2012 | Hallmark/Westland - an inside look - part 1

November 14, 2012 | GFSI and the occupational safety and health connection

November 07, 2012 | Working safely in corrals, alleyways and slaughterhouses - part 7

October 31, 2012 | Occupational safety in corrals, alleyways and slaughterhouses - part 6

October 25, 2012 | Occupational safety in corrals, alleyways and slaughterhouses – part 5

October 17, 2012 | Occupational safety in corrals, alleyways and slaughterhouses – part 4

October 10, 2012 | Occupational safety in them corrals, alleyways and slaughterhouses – part 3

September 19, 2012 | Occupational safety in corrals, alleyways, slaughterhouses – part 2

September 05, 2012 | Occupational safety in them corrals, alleyways and slaughterhouses – part 1

August 15, 2012 | Choices have their consequences

August 01, 2012 | Reflections on worker safety

July 04, 2012 | The hazardous enticement of the incredible hulk

June 27, 2012 | Battle of the bulge

June 06, 2012 | The heat is coming on

May 30, 2012 | New study shows OSHA inspections reduce injuries while helping businesses

May 23, 2012 | Preventing and managing those slips, trips and falls

May 16, 2012 | Going global: changes to OSHA’s hazard communication on the horizon

December 21, 2011 | Lost time injury and illness cases are on the rise for FSIS inspectors – part 5

December 07, 2011 | Lost time injury and illness cases are on the rise for FSIS inspectors – part 4

November 30, 2011 | Lost time injury and illness cases are on the rise for FSIS inspectors – part 3

November 23, 2011 | E PLURIBUS UNUM

November 10, 2011 | Lost time injury and illness cases are on the rise for FSIS inspectors – part 2

November 02, 2011 | Lost time injury and illness on the rise for FSIS inspectors – part 1

October 20, 2011 | The human factor – part 4

October 12, 2011 | The human factor – part 3

October 05, 2011 | The human factor – part 2

September 21, 2011 | The human factor – part 1

September 14, 2011 | First annual book review

September 07, 2011 | The ABC’s of portable fire extinguishers – Part 3

August 31, 2011 | The ABC’s of portable fire extinguishers – Part 2

August 24, 2011 | Hand to hand combat: the Semmelweis technique – part 2

August 17, 2011 | Hand to hand combat: the Semmelweis technique – part 1

August 03, 2011 | Working safely and humanely Temple Grandin style

July 27, 2011 | The ABC’s of portable fire extinguishers – Part 1

July 20, 2011 | Be mindful of hired outside contractors

July 13, 2011 | A change of pace

July 06, 2011 | Be heard and stay aware

June 22, 2011 | There’s an ammonia leak in main production – Part 2

June 15, 2011 | Cuba, the Philippines and the politics of meat

June 08, 2011 | There’s an ammonia leak in main production – Part 1

June 01, 2011 | Upton Sinclair is omnipresent in 2011

May 24, 2011 | Here comes the heat: Keeping workers safe this summer

May 11, 2011 | Keep your company’s X-mod low, lower, lowest

May 04, 2011 | 40 years of OSHA

April 27, 2011 | Everything from alligators to zebras

April 20, 2011 | Let’s get personal

April 13, 2011 | The surreptitious treasures of safety

April 06, 2011 | Are you a “severe violator?” A look at OSHA’s enforcement program

March 23, 2011 | OSHA’s tall and mighty - General Duty Clause

March 16, 2011 | And the award goes to…which poultry and meat plants are keeping workers safe?

March 09, 2011 | Attitude is everything

March 02, 2011 | Tragedy in Hanford, Calif.

February 23, 2011 | The gift of a near miss is information that can prevent injury

February 16, 2011 | A modern day Gordian knot - federal OSHA vs. state OSHA

February 09, 2011 | Is a clean plant a safe plant or vice versa?

February 02, 2011 | Federal OSHA’s hazard communication standard

January 26, 2011 | Don’t overlook OSHA’s bloodborne pathogen standard

January 19, 2011 | Hear ye hear ye - dont miss Feb. 1 OSHA deadline

January 12, 2011 | I2P2 – back to the future?

January 05, 2011 | The economics of ergonomics

December 29, 2010 | OSHA in 2011 and beyond - new challenges and directions

December 22, 2010 | Altruism at its very best

December 14, 2010 | Where more is meant than meets the ear

December 08, 2010 | Food and OSHA safety - binary stars at the workplace

November 30, 2010 | OSHA’s 2010 top ten list of most frequently cited standards

November 17, 2010 | Understanding and then respecting anhydrous ammonia

November 10, 2010 | Employee safety incentive programs – good or bad?

November 02, 2010 | Encouraging safety news from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

October 28, 2010 | Doing the LOTO motion

October 18, 2010 | Got safety?