Social Distancing Best Practices for Manufacturers

Social Distancing Best Practices for Manufacturers

As Oregon begins reopening, things are going to be a little different in the workplace – especially for manufacturers. Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen many questions about how to safely operate, and what social distancing should look like on the factory floor. The idea of maintaining a minimum…

PNVA Produce Safety Rule Grower Training

The Pacific Northwest Vegetable Association, in partnership with Impact Washington, Washington State Department of Agriculture, Washington State University, and Conover Insurance are offering a Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training course on Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 in Kennewick, WA. This one-day class fulfills the FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirement for Produce…

Combat the Risks of Cyber Attacks In Your Business

The best approach to cybersecurity is for businesses to approach the topic with good information, and an understanding of the risks to not taking a proactive approach to cybersecurity. Consider for a moment that 43% of cyberattacks target small businesses. (source: Symantec) So, Why do nearly half of all…

FSMA ROUND TABLE SERIES – LANE COUNTY

When it comes to your food safety plan and FSMA compliance, if you aren’t looking forward and moving ahead you are falling behind.  Understanding what activities to incorporate as continuous improvement and how to document them is critical to compliance and ensuring your organization is ready for audits and inspections. The…

Reducing Chemical Hazards: The First Move

Why is this training important? It is crucial to make informed decisions when choosing chemicals in products, processes and supply chains. Though it seems like an obvious step, identifying and knowing the potential hazards of chemicals is often overlooked or perceived as too complicated or costly to address. Yet companies…