Every safety protocol used in hands-on labor is necessary, and Jeremy Neighbors, director of Safety & Compliance, believes precision and care are needed to keep everyone from potential dangers. F&S can help any department, unit, or individual learn tips and tricks to stay safe in the workplace or even at home. Continue reading What’s in YOUR Safety Toolbox?
The Society of Professional Rope Access Technicians (SPRAT) sets industry standards and awards certifications regarding rope safety. F&S roofers and sheet metal workers, which utilize ropes and access techniques to repair roofs or conduct building maintenance inspections recently learned some of these skills as part of a training course. Patrick Wood, coordinator of special programs, Building Maintenance, and Shane Carr, roofer foreperson, led the initiative … Continue reading Shops Soaring for Safety
By Colleen Ruhter, F&S Safety and Compliance Did you know just 60-70 percent of food in the United States is actually eaten? The other part is wasted – either during production, distribution, preparation (peeling, chopping), or is simply not eaten by the consumer. At Illinois’ six main dining facilities, over 3,500 pounds of food waste per day is generated (from loss during preparation and what … Continue reading From Good Intentions to Energy Generation