Safe keeping

Silver, Deborah
April 2006
National Provisioner;Apr2006, Vol. 220 Issue 4, p28
Trade Publication
This article presents information on the planning undertaken by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration to maintain safety in workplace. The organization would give some credit to its Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) to promote effective worksite safety and health. It has not brought a great change but only a small percentage of plants with VPP status are meat related. Aurora Packaging Co., for example, has put in place hundreds of safety options since adopting the program in 1989. Most of these are based on employee suggestions. INSET: THE OSHA-NEBRASKA ALLIANCE.


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