MEMBER RESOURCES

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The Minnesota Craft Brewer’s Guild is proud to provide resources to make our members’ operations more successful and safe.

BREWERY SAFETY OVERVIEW

By: Abby Ferri, Allied Trade Member

Breweries are inherently dangerous spaces. We work with heavy machinery, high-temperature liquids, corrosive chemicals, and pressurized vessels, just to name a few common hazards. It is in the interest of everyone in our industry to foster a safe work environment. It’s also the law. The hazards inherent in what we do cannot be entirely eliminated, but we can work to reduce the risk and exposure through awareness, engineering, and training.

SAFETY PACKET

By: MNCBG Safety Committee

Brewery Safety resources are not intended to be a turn-key safety solution: you’re still going to have to apply the information to your facility. In this resource, the MNCBG Safety Committee has tried to pull together is a list of brewery safety issues and where to find resources that will help you to know what is expected from a regulatory standpoint and from a best-practices mindset.

DIVERSITY BEST PRACTICES

By: Brewers Association
This five part series is designed to help a business with everything from starting the conversation about why diversity matters and what it means to them, to setting up a framework to assess the success of a diversity and inclusion program.

CRAFT BEVERAGE R&D TAX CREDIT OPPORTUNITIES

By: Baker Tilley
Increase cash flow, reduce tax liability, and optimize new technology investments.

AWAIR PROGRAM

AWAIR is a Workplace Accident and Injury Reduction program required my MN OSHA and is a cornerstone of any safety program in the State of MN. The templates below give a brewery a good starting point for building their AWAIR program.

BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICE FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF CONFINED SPACES IN BREWERIES

This is a best practice guide put together by the Brewers Association Safety Committee. Our breweries are inherently filled with confined spaces due to the nature of our production processes.