Electrical Safety in the Food and Drink Industry

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Electrical Review – October 2011

Northern Foods has been on a journey to capture and reduce risks across its operating sites over the last six years. This article outlines the practical, progressive steps taken to improve electrical workers safety across the business.

November 2010 saw Jackie Wooldridge of Northern Foods organising the IOSH networking event on Electrical Safety in the Food Industry. The project, supported by Mike Frain of Electrical Safety (UK) and the HSE, commanded a considerable amount of attention. Featured issues were the key aspects of electrical safety – including the hazards of shocks and burns, through to the implementation of robust but  pragmatic electrical safety rules.

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