September is National Food Safety Month. Now, you might not feel like breaking out a banner and tossing confetti to celebrate, but its significance in EHS programs shouldn’t be ignored.
Having a dishwasher in your home makes cleaning up after a meal so much easier — you simply load the dishes inside, add detergent, push the button and the machine does the rest. All you have to do when it’s done is stack your dishes and utensils back in the cupboard.
The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) regulations are the most comprehensive overhaul of the FDA food safety regulations in over 70 years. They were approved in 2011, and the effective dates began in 2015, as the rules were finalized and published.
From food production to distribution, employee health and safety should always remain a top priority. Your concern for their well-being at work can directly affect their own regard for the consumers who buy the products they make. No matter what your health and safety program includes, make sure you don’t neglect these three critical components.