Distributors play a significant role in ensuring the safety of products throughout the food supply chain. However, customers consistently push for lower prices and faster shipments making it difficult to maintain safe and profitable operations.
Balancing supply chain demands and cost-effective operations is a daily challenge. Alchemy enables distributors to execute an effective and successful culture of food safety, workplace safety, and operational productivity with their front-line workforce, ensuring a profitable outcome.
Workplace Safety Solution
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that new employees in food manufacturing with less than a year on the job account for 30% of workplace injuries. Combine that with the National Safety Council’s estimate of $240,000 for the cost of a lost work time injury and it is clear that workplace injuries can have a huge impact on your bottom line.
Alchemy helps processors and manufacturers drive workplace safety by ensuring your employees understand and implement safety fundamentals including:
- Ammonia Safety
- Back Injury Prevention
- Basic First Aid
- Bloodborne Pathogens
- Emergency Preparedness
- Fire Prevention and Protection
- Forklift Safety Awareness
- Hazardous Atmospheres
- Hazard Communication
- Hearing Protection
- Heat Exhaustion
- Lock Out / Tag Out Procedures
- Machine Guarding
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Walking and Working Surfaces
- and many more
Food Safety Solution
According to the USDA, there are 30 food recalls per week in the United States. And a joint Deloitte/Gallup survey found that 60% of Americans have avoided certain foods or brands because of a recall.
So how can you avoid a costly recall? It all starts with your front-line workers and supervisors. Employees who understand their critical role in food safety translate into valuable brand protection for your company.
Alchemy helps build a food safety culture by integrating Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), including:
- Cleaning and Sanitizing
- Controlling Salmonella
- Dangerous Microorganisms
- Food Allergens
- Food Contamination
- Foodborne Illness and
- GMPs for Maintenance Personnel
- Hand Washing
- Lean Manufacturing
- E. coli Dangers
- Personal Hygiene
- Listeria Dangers
- Environmental Monitoring
- Basic Food Facility Defense
- and many more
The FMCSA Large Truck Crash Causation Study found that 87% of truck crashes are due to driver performance issues. Effective safety training can significantly reduce accidents and improve your bottom line.
Alchemy has partnered with Instructional Technologies, Inc. (ITI) to provide industry leading PRO-TREAD training on the Alchemy platform. ITI is the No. 1 provider of online training to truck drivers, transportation managers, and warehouse workers.
This partnership enables Alchemy clients to purchase the PRO-TREAD courses that address Safe Driving, Driver Health & Safety, Vehicle Maintenance, and Improper Loading/Cargo to:
Read the PRO-TREAD Solution Brief.