Annual Safety Review for Breweries and Distilleries

The Annual Safety Review for Breweries and Distilleries Checklist helps you review health and safety aspects across work procedures, first aid, and more every year.

Annual Safety Review for Breweries and Distilleries



Written Program

1. Do you have a written program?


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2. Is a copy easily accessible?


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3. Have you posted a copy of your program?


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4. Does your written program include a policy statement?


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5. Does your policy clearly state the responsibilities of: The employer?


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6. Does your policy clearly state the responsibilities of: Managers and supervisors?


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7. Does your policy clearly state the responsibilities of: Workers?


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Safe Work Procedures

1. Does your written program list all the written safe work procedures that you have developed for your craft brewery or distillery?


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2. Have you reviewed these safe work procedures in the last year?


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3. Have you posted safe work procedures near any hazardous equipment or machinery used at your craft brewery or distillery?


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4. If any employee works alone, have you developed written procedures for safeguarding the worker’s well-being?


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5. Have you conducted a risk assessment and developed procedures for preventing violence in the workplace?


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6. Do you have written rules prohibiting horseplay and the use of drugs and alcohol at work?


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7. Do you enforce rules prohibiting horseplay and the use of drugs and alcohol at work?


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8. Do you keep records when you discipline workers for not following these rules?


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Identifying Hazards And Assessing Risks

1. Do you have a method of identifying hazards?


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2. When hazards have been identified, do you conduct a risk assessment to help determine the best way to eliminate or control the risks?


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Education And Training

1. Does your orientation of new workers include information and instruction on your health and safety program?


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2. Does your orientation of new workers include training on the safe work procedures used at your craft brewery or distillery?


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3. Do you inform new workers about work rules prohibiting horseplay and the use of drugs at work?


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4. Have you observed workers to determine if they need refresher training in safe work procedures?


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5. Did you provide instruction and training for any new procedures, processes, equipment, or machinery that you introduced in the last year?


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6. Have supervisors and workers received training on how to conduct safety inspections and incident investigations?


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Safety Inspections

1. Do you inspect your workplace regularly?


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2. Do a supervisor and a worker conduct the inspection?


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3. Do you observe workers during inspections?


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4. Do you have a method of reporting hazards between inspections?


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5. Do you have a system for rating hazards?


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6. Do you discuss the results of inspections at monthly safety meetings?


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7. Do you have a system of following up on identified hazards to ensure they have been corrected?


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Hazardous Materials

1. Do you have an inventory of hazardous products used in your workplace?


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2. Does each hazardous product have a corresponding SDS?


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3. Are SDSs readily available to workers, and do workers know where to get them?


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4. Do you have a way to check that new hazardous products include SDSs?


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5. Do workers understand how to read SDSs and know what they mean?


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6. Do you check all hazardous products for supplier labels when received?


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7. Are decanted products labelled?


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8. Are labels legible?


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9. Do workers know what hazardous products are used at your craft brewery or distillery?


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10. Do workers know how to handle, store, and dispose of hazardous products safely?


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Investigating Incidents

1. Do you have a method for workers to report accidents and near misses?


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2. Do you investigate all accidents and near misses?


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3. Do you focus on finding the root causes during incident investigations?


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4. Do you take recommended corrective action identified during investigations?


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First Aid

1. Have you confirmed that all workers know the location of the first aid kit?


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2. Do workers know who the first aid attendant is, how to contact first aid, and how to get help in emergencies?


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3. Have you instructed workers to report all injuries?


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4. Do you record all injuries?


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Records And Statistics

1. Do you keep records of the following: Orientation of new workers?


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2. Do you keep records of the following: Education and Training?


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3. Do you keep records of the following: Injuries and other incidents?


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4. Do you keep records of the following: Inspection reports?


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5. Do you keep records of the following: Incident investigation reports?


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6. Do you keep records of the following: Monthly health and safety meetings?


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7. Do you review accident statistics to see if trends are developing?


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Monthly Meetings

1. Do you hold monthly safety meetings?


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2. Do workers attend most of these meetings?


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3. Do you include an educational topic on your agenda?


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