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Preparing for a product recall

For manufacturers of all types of consumer goods, product recalls or contamination can easily cost millions. These costs can include product loss, costs to withdraw the product from the market, product disposal, product testing, overtime wages and crisis management. Despite recall frequency and the potential for these extraordinary costs, most companies don’t adequately plan, prepare […]

Increase of Injuries For Food & Beverage Manufacturers

There have been numerous reports in the press of injuries to employees following incidents involving un-guarded machinery. Only last month, The Brothers Drinks Company was fined £23,000 in costs and fines after an employee caught his arm in a live machine and suffered a life threatening injury. Sadly, this is not a one-off occurrence. The […]

Lower Costs By Implementing Safety Programmes

In today’s business climate, safety-related costs for manufacturers can be the difference between reporting a profit or a loss. Industry studies report that companies who focus on safety as a core business strategy come out ahead.  Safe environments also improve employee morale, which positively impacts productivity on the manufacturing line. Use these tips to understand […]