Articles Tagged with ''worker safety''

Engineering R&D

Making ammonia safer and more efficient in refrigeration applications

Borne out of necessity, new ammonia refrigeration technology uses 1 percent of the refrigerant quantity of previous systems and increases efficiency.
May 6, 2014
Not all refrigerated food and beverage warehouses have the luxury of being located away from people in wide-open spaces next to an interstate and a railroad spur.


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Field reports

Craft brewer makes quick, safe connections

April 8, 2014
Powering up or down equipment in a wet environment can be dangerous and tedious, without the right connection equipment.
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Technology Sourcebook

Hazardous area indicator lights

April 7, 2014

Featuring ATEX and CSA approvals, Banner EZ-LIGHT K30L and K50L hazardous area indicator lights are available in intrinsically safe, encapsulated and non-sparking models.


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Technology Sourcebook

Insulated curtain wall

April 7, 2014
Intended for applications where temperature separation or control with some fire resistance is desired or required, the Rite-Hite Zoneworks TZF insulated curtain wall offers enhanced flame resistance.
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TECH FLASH

Are you prepared for a natural disaster?

Preparing for natural disasters starts with the Three Ps: Plan, Partner and Prioritize.
March 12, 2014

Consider the most likely types of natural disasters for your region and design a plan from there.


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Fire, ammonia leak shut down Cargill beef plant

Workers at the facility detected an ammonia leak at around 3:40 am and evacuated the plant.
February 7, 2014
Workers at the facility detected an ammonia leak at around 3:40 am and evacuated the plant.
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At least 2 dead, 10 injured in Nebraska feed plant accident

Omaha's fire chief says the cause of the disaster remains unclear, but OSHA will investigate.
January 21, 2014
Omaha's fire chief says the cause of the disaster remains unclear, but OSHA will investigate.
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Manufacturing News

Practice makes perfect, especially when it comes to food safety

Employees need feedback on how well they're doing their jobs.
December 5, 2013

 Procedures should be explained and performance evaluated according to an objective, predefined measurement system.  


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OSHA fines NY Tyson facility for repeated safety violations

Investigators say electrocution, fall, and burn risks were too high at the plant.
November 20, 2013
Investigators say electrocution, fall, and burn risks were too high at the plant.
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IDFA recognizes nine Kroger plants for safety

The facilities were winners of the 10th annual Dairy Industry Safety Recognition Awards and Achievement Certificates.
November 11, 2013

The facilities were winners of the 10th annual Dairy Industry Safety Recognition Awards and Achievement Certificates.


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Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.

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Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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TYSON FOODS

Tyson Foods made headlines announcing the company intends to acquire Hillshire Brands in a deal valued at $8.55 billion. Do you think the acquisition for will be beneficial for meat and poultry processors?
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Food Engineering

July 2014

2014 July

The July 2014 issue of Food Engineering features the 12th Annual Replacement Parts Survey. Also covered: OEE improvement steps and increased filtration cycle.

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Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

This text provides critical tools and data needed to augment routine food analysis and enhance food safety by aiding in the detection of counterfeit, and potentially deleterious, foods.

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