Webinars

  AUGUST 17
Foreign Material Prevention: Proactive Essentials and Improvements hosted by X-Talks
Jeff Chilton, VP of Consulting, Intertek Alchemy
Even as foreign material detection technology and processes have improved in recent years, foreign material contamination continues to be a major concern and leading cause of recalls. Join this webinar to learn strategies on how to keep your teams constantly vigilant.
ON DEMAND
BRCGS Issue 9: Your Keys to Preparation
Jeff Chilton, VP of Consulting, Intertek Alchemy
It’s been four years since BRCGS Issue 8 went into effect. So much has changed since then. Now the final Issue 9 is being unveiled in August to address many of those changes. In this complimentary webinar, you will learn about all the new facets of BRCGS Issue 9 and how they’ll impact your food safety programs and audits.
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The Global Food Safety Training Study: Insights & Analysis for Optimizing Your Program
Bertrand Emond, Professional Development and Culture Excellence Lead, Campden BRI
Laura Dunn Nelson, VP Food Safety & Global Alliances, Intertek Alchemy
The 2022 Global Food Safety Training report — the most comprehensive research on food safety training — is here! Watch this webinar for data that uncovers insights on how to invest for maximum ROI, plus a special section on lasting impacts from the COVID pandemic.
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Course Creation 201: How to Create Effective & Efficient Training Content
Shaun Venish, Lead Art Director, Intertek Alchemy
Dale Beckett, Senior Art Director, Intertek Alchemy
A great training course requires much more than just looking good. But where to do you start - Photos? Videos? Narration? Presentation design? In this complimentary webinar, you will learn how to reinforce your frontline's training with your own custom content.
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The Art of Lean: Recognizing Waste & What to Do About It
Petra Sterwerf, Director of Operations, Skyline Chili
Holly Mockus, Dir., Content & Industry Strategy, Intertek Alchemy
Lean manufacturing is synonymous with efficiency, but this often leads many to believe lean is all about reduction — in workforce, inventory, waste, etc. Please join us for this webinar explaining the basic concepts and benefits of lean manufacturing programs.
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Powering EHS Performance with ISO 14001 and ISO 45001
Rick Gehrke, Senior EHS Consultant, Intertek Alchemy
Participants will discover the organizing power and learn how ISO 14001 & ISO 45001 work as force multipliers to harness the diverse knowledge and skills of your employees. You’ll see how involving the entire workforce, inspires enthusiasm, and helps create future EHS leaders.
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Course Creation 101: How to Create Effective & Efficient Training Courses
Suzanne Pittman, Instructional Design Manager, Intertek Alchemy
William Schexnayder, Curriculum Manager, Intertek Alchemy
Overwhelmed? Front line employees bored? Training course creation doesn’t have to be stressful. Register now for this complimentary webinar, where our experts will help you understand how to organize your course creation process and impress your employees.
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Cross-training Tips and Techniques to Attract, Develop, and Retain Valuable Workers
Audra Shelton, Training Administrator and Developer, Ajinomoto Foods North America
Laura Dunn Nelson, VP Food Safety & Global Alliances, Intertek Alchemy
Cross-training is one way to create an unmatched work environment that offers a career path, community, safety, and a sense of value and structure. Join this complimentary webinar to learn from experts about all the benefits of a robust cross-training program.
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Training Beyond the Classroom: Keys to Culture & Retention
Christopher Jones, Sr. Learning Systems Analyst, Conagra Brands
Kassi Woods, Trust & Safety Trainer, LinkedIn
Laura Dunn Nelson, VP Food Safety & Global Alliances, Intertek Alchemy
Join our complimentary webinar where industry experts will challenge you to create a culture where employees are inspired to learn by thinking and applying learned behaviors outside the classroom.
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Foreign Material Prevention: Proactive Essentials and Improvements
Jeff Chilton, VP of Consulting, Intertek Alchemy
Tim Newbold, Consultant, Intertek Alchemy
Even as foreign material detection technology and processes have improved in recent years, foreign material contamination continues to be a major concern and leading cause of recalls. Join this webinar to learn strategies on how to keep your teams constantly vigilant.
ON DEMAND
Environmental Responsibility: Getting Your Workforce On Board with Your Green Efforts
Stacy Ellis, Safety, Health, & Environment Mgr, AB Mauri N.A.
Liliya Quebedeaux, North America Sustainability Manager, Intertek
Environmental responsibility is increasingly a must in manufacturing. But many struggle to insert sustainability into operations or engage workers in their efforts. Join this webinar for answers how. Plus attendees will receive free training courses for their workers!
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What is your Outdated Training Program Costing you?
Kristin Kastrup, Senior Consultant - HR and Training Optimization
While the importance of employee training is not lost on most, it often gets a bad reputation for being time-consuming and costly. But have you taken the time to think about the costs associated with an ineffective training program?
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No Room for Error: Reviewing Common Areas for Improvement in Environmental Monitoring
Dr. John Butts, Founder and Principal, Food Safety By Design
Jeff Chilton, VP of Consulting, Intertek Alchemy
Laura Dunn Nelson, VP of Food Safety and Global Alliances, Intertek Alchemy
The recent discovery of 5 new Listeria species was a reminder there’s no such thing as letting down your guard against pathogens. Yet EMPs often stay static, which in time can lead to gaps. This webinar will pinpoint common areas for improvements in EMPs.
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Insights from the Industry: How to Attract and Retain a Quality Workforce
Bob Rysavy, Human Resources Training Manager, Hearthside Food Solutions, LLC
Ken Teets, National Training Specialist, Home Chef
Niel Kennedy, Account Manager, Intertek Alchemy
Join our complimentary webinar to hear manufacturing professionals provide valuable insights and best practices to improve efforts around attracting and retaining quality employees.
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Active Shooter Preparedness: How to Safeguard Your Workforce
Alan Metzler, Senior Advisor and Instructor Active Assailant Security Branch Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)
Susan Schneider, Branch Chief, Active Assailant Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency
Daniel Rivera, Deputy Branch Chief, Active Assailant Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency
Holly Mockus, Senior Industry Analyst, Intertek Alchemy
Learn how to train employees to be prepared before an incident occurs. Hear from Dept. of Homeland Security experts how to add active shooter preparedness into emergency response plans.
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Tapping into Today’s Training Technologies: Tips for More Effective Training
Lisa Goljenboom, Talent Development Specialist and Instructional Designer, Daybreak Foods Inc.
Dante Dominick, Senior Industry Analyst, Intertek Alchemy
Technology has impacted every facet of work, including training. Like all technology advancements, there can seem a never-ending array of bells and whistles to keep track of. Join this webinar for a deep dive into simple training technologies that have significant impacts.
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7 Habits of Highly Successful Safety Cultures
Jose Maldonado, Director of Safety & Quality, RLS Logistics
Sonja Tesseyman, Account Manager, Intertek Alchemy
You’re likely familiar with Stephen R. Covey’s best-selling book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Selling more than twenty-five million copies, in thirty-eight languages. See how safety guru Jose Maldonado of RLS logistics applies these habits to develop a successful safety culture.
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Solve the Maze of OSHA Regulations: A Complete Guide to Compliance Readiness
Rick Gehrke, Senior EHS Consultant, Intertek Alchemy
Steven A. Ciaverilla, Senior Environmental Health and Safety Consultant, Intertek Alchemy
Whether you’re a seasoned workplace safety manager or just getting started, we can help you understand and implement OSHA guidelines. Join this webinar to learn the latest on OSHA requirements, the must-haves for your safety plan, and how to avoid potential OSHA penalties.
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How to Simplify & Optimize On-the-Job Training for Frontline Workers
Dante Dominick, Senior Industry Analyst, Intertek Alchemy
Research shows manufacturers believe on-the-job training (OJT) to be the best way for an employee to learn. While at the same time, nearly 40% lack confidence one employee can train another correctly.
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SQF Edition 9: From Release to Reality
Jeff Chilton, VP Consulting, Intertek Alchemy
Kristin Kastrup, Sr. Consultant: Training & HR Optimization, Intertek Alchemy
Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI) will be implementing Edition 9 in May 2021. This informative webinar will review what’s new in Edition 9 and implementation tips, with an opportunity for Q&A to address your specific questions.
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Build a Mature Food Safety Culture that Meets GFSI Audit Standards
Laura Dunn Nelson, VP Food Safety, Intertek Alchemy
Jeff Chilton, VP of Consulting, Intertek Alchemy
Hear from the defining experts on Food Safety Culture to learn how to meet GFSI new culture audit requirements. Learn how to assess, evaluate, and measure Food Safety Culture, and get practical steps to advance culture “maturity” levels in your facility.
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Secure $500,000 in Texas State Grants for Workforce Training
Bryant Colman, Partner, Economic Incentives Advisory Group
Dante Dominick, Senior Industry Analyst, Intertek Alchemy
The TWC has issued a $45M grant for Texas companies to use towards costs associated with employee training. Companies are eligible to receive up to $500,000 in new grants. EIAG and Intertek Alchemy will walk you through on how to apply.
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Digitizing Your SOPs with New Mobile Technology
Chance Navarrete, Sr. Product Manager, Intertek Alchemy
Hannah Beckwith, Account Manager, Intertek Alchemy
Traditional paper-based work instructions and SOPs aren’t great. Lengthy, cumbersome, and hard to produce. And with today’s rapidly moving manufacturing environment, paper-based SOPs can become outdated at an alarming pace.
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How to Make Your Training Goals a Reality: Simple Steps for Implementing Intertek Alchemy
Kem Phillips, Director of Implementation and Learning, Intertek Alchemy
Congratulations, you’ve made the commitment to invest in your safety culture! But now what?! If you’ve chosen to partner with Intertek Alchemy for your training program, we’ve got you covered.
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Infectious Disease and Response Plans to Manage COVID-19 & OSHA
Jeff Chilton, VP Consulting, Intertek Alchemy
Rick Gehrke, Senior Environmental Safety and Health Consultant, Intertek Alchemy
As the coronavirus continues to mutate and evolve, this challenge is not going away soon. Do you have a robust program to manage this crisis and maintain a safe workplace for your frontline workers?
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Setting Your Supervisors Up for Success: How to Lead Your Leaders
Robert Munoz, L&D Training Manager for the Regional Beef division at JBS
Holly Mockus, Senior Industry Analyst, Intertek Alchemy
Are your supervisors and managers equipped to successfully lead their production lines? According to Brandon Hall Reports, 83% of organizations believe it’s important to develop leaders at all levels, yet only 5% have done so.
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New Study: Results and Analysis from the Workplace Safety Training Survey
Elinor Delagrange, Senior Research Manager, EHS Today
Dante Dominick, Senior Industry Analyst, Intertek Alchemy
New research analyzing workplace safety training programs at over 4,400 facilities provides a benchmarking opportunity for companies to assess their training programs.
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How to Maximize Productivity with Training Technology
Kristin Kastrup, Sr. Consultant: Training & HR Optimization, Intertek Alchemy
Numerous studies show the positive impact an effective training program can have on your employees and bottom line. And with ongoing improvements to training technologies, the possibilities are endless.
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5 Training Best Practices, and How to Apply Them
Cheryl Stewart, Training and Development Coordinator, Conestoga Meats
Gene Barnard, Director of Quality, The Gluten Free Bar
There are some fundamentals that must be at the core of every training program to ensure your goals are met. But how to apply them across your organization’s unique challenges and culture is the tricky part. Join this webinar to learn how.
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Calculating the Hidden Costs of Training Development
Kristin Kastrup, Sr. Consultant: Training & HR Optimization, Intertek Alchemy
Dante Dominick, Senior Industry Analyst, Intertek Alchemy
Many manufacturing companies develop most, or all, training content internally. And over 60% rely on paper and/or spreadsheets to manage all training activity. As a result, the true cost of training development is often invisible.
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Employee Turnover: What to Do When You Lose Your Star Employees
Holly Mockus, Senior Industry Analyst, Intertek Alchemy
Employees are vital to your business. Especially those with the most tenure, as they hold institutional knowledge and typically carry larger workloads. But what happens when you lose those employees to injuries, attrition, or retirement?
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Preventing Harassment and Discrimination while Fostering a Diverse and Inclusive Environment
Bonnie Curtis, Chief Human Resource Officer, Castellini
Emily Francone, Director of Compliance, JBS USA
Craig Cude, Director of Human Resources, Lineage Logistics, USA
A panel of industry workplace relations experts will discuss best practices for building a more inclusive workplace environment.
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Change Management: How to Make it About the People, not the Project
Joan Menke-Schaenzer, Chief Quality Officer at Van Drunen Farms and FutureCeuticals
Kristin Kastrup, Sr. Consultant: Training & HR Optimization, Intertek Alchemy
Anytime something new is introduced to your organization, like a new software platform or process, there are ripple effects. And without a structured change management approach, strong leadership, and cross-department collaboration, those ripples can become tidal waves.
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Building a Solid Training Program: Strategies for the Manufacturing Industry in the U.K.
Niel Kennedy, Account Manager, Intertek Alchemy
Gallup studies repeatedly show the benefits of an engaged workforce: less turnover, fewer safety incidents, improved quality, and increased productivity. And it all starts with an effective training program.
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How Your Program Compares: Insights from the New Global Food Safety Training Survey
Laura Dunn Nelson, VP of Food Safety and Global Alliances, Intertek Alchemy
Bertrand Emond, Head of Membership and Training, Campden BRI
The Global Food Safety Training Survey is the most comprehensive research available on food safety training practices. Benchmark your program by attending this webinar, and learn how to address gaps.
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The Four Cs to Get Your Operations Leaders Excited about Training
Bob Rysavy, HR Training Manager, Hearthside Food Solutions
Kristin Kastrup, Senior Consultant Training & HR Optimization
Chance Navarrete, Senior Product Manager, Intertek Alchemy
Since operations leaders are tasked with ensuring production goals are met each day, there’s less time for training. Join us to learn how you can prioritize training to maximize plant’s profitability.
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Best Practices for a Successful Onboarding Program
Jodi Haggith, People Manager, Bonduelle Group
Holly Mockus, Senior Industry Analyst, Intertek Alchemy
Chance Navarrete, Senior Product Manager, Intertek Alchemy
Having a strong onboarding program can greatly improve new hire retention and employee productivity. Join us to learn best practices in creating a rock-solid onboarding program.
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Your Guide to a Successful Health and Safety Program
Rick Gehrke, Senior Environmental Safety and Health Consultant, Intertek Alchemy
When an injury occurs, it exposes companies to direct and indirect costs with lasting effects. Join us to learn how to proactively prevent injuries, and save money with proper OSHA recommendations.
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The FSMA Intentional Adulteration Rule: Keys to Achieving Compliance
Dr. Jennifer van de Ligt, Director of the Food Protection and Defense Institute, University of Minnesota
Jeff Chilton, VP of Consulting, Intertek Alchemy
FSMA has released new regulation requirements that must be implemented into your Food Defense Plan. Join us to learn what these requirements are and how to create an audit-ready plan.
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COVID-19: Understanding New OSHA Requirements and Labor Laws
Mark Lies, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Adam Young, Associate, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Rick Gehrke, Senior Environmental Safety and Health Consultant, Intertek Alchemy
Your 1st priority was to prevent spread in your facility. Now there’s policies to update, OSHA reporting questions, lack of workers’ comp clarity. Join this webinar to get answers to all the what-ifs.
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Operating Your Essential Business During the COVID-19 Crisis
Jeff Chilton, Intertek Alchemy, VP of Consulting
Xavier Aguilera, Bumble Bee Foods, Corporate EHS Manager
Essential businesses are facing numerous obstacles in keeping their operations safe and productive due to COVID-19. Join us to learn best practices for crisis management and business continuity plans.
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Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 Among Employees
Julie Keich, Campbell’s Snacks, Regional Safety Lead
Lynn Costanza, Campbell’s Snacks, Sr. Program Manager
Laura Dunn Nelson, Intertek Alchemy, VP of Food Safety and Global Alliances
The WHO states that the biggest challenge for organizations is preventing the spread of COVID-19 among employees. Join Campbell’s and Alchemy as we discuss how to keep your employees safe.
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Supply Chain Traceability: Essential Tips and Tools for Ensuring Transparency
Robert J. Whitaker, Ph.D., Chief Science and Technology Officer – Produce Marketing Association
Bill D. Potter, Ph. D., Senior Food Safety & Quality Consultant
In order to stay ahead of the game, traceability throughout your supply chain is key. Join us to learn how you can take advantage of traceability and prevent production halting incidences.