Twin Rivers Technologies Blog

 

National Safety Month

Posted by Danielle Wentworth on Jun 11, 2019, 10:15:00 AM

 

Don't be safety blinded, be safety minded!

June is National Safety Month, which focuses on reducing leading causes of injury and death at work, on the road and in our homes and communities.  With over 100 employees, vendors, and drivers in our offices and at our Quincy, MA manufacturing facility daily, safety for all is always in the forefront of our minds at Twin Rivers.  To facilitate safe practices and encourages a culture that understands the importance of safety, Twin Rivers has a robust safety training program that is the foundation that protects our people daily.  

Our training program challenges our people to continuously be engaged to learn about the technical, safety and regulatory aspects of the operation. Training is delivered in three ways: through our eTraining / Learning Management System; Management Led Training and by contractors’ expert in various fields of personal and technical safety, emergency response, maintenance and process engineering.

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In 2018 employees at TRT participated in the following safety training's:

eTraining

  • HAZCOM
  • Lockout Tagout
  • Job Safety Analysis
  • PPE Use
  • Process Safety
  • Facility Security
  • Process Controls
  • Pumps/Valves
  • Mechanical
  • Electrical
  • Chemical Manufacturing
  • Quality Compliance (SQF/GMP)

Management Led Training

  • Technical Safety
  • Extreme Cold
  • Evacuation
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Heat Stress
  • Job Safety/Analysis
  • Barricade/Hazard Tape
  • Near Miss/Hazard Reporting
  • Fork Truck Safety

Outside / Contracted Training

  • OPA 90
  • DOT HazMat
  • RCRA
  • First Aid/CPR/BBP/AED
  • Confined Space Entry/Rescue
  • Method 9 Opacity Certification
  • Hearing Conservation/Testing
  • Emergency Resp/HAZWOPER
  • FSMA

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Beyond TRT’s Safety Training Program, TRT has resources available to our employees to further their education, skills and knowledge of our business, industry and the technical skills that support both.  In 2017, TRT expanded our technical training program to include six new curriculums that give employees training opportunities in: Process Safety, Process Controls, Pumps / Motors, Electrical, Mechanical and Operations skills development. By deepening our commitment to continued development of our employees’ knowledge of the business, safe practices and technical skills, TRT expects to have a more effective, safe and sustainable workforce.

TRT’s comprehensive Safety System includes programs such as: Auditing; Incident Investigation; Management of Change; Emergency Response Plans (addressing: spill response, evacuation and fire systems, winter and tropical storm preparation, flooding, medical emergencies, pandemic procedures and earthquake response to name only few). All parts of the Safety Program are communicated throughout our organization regularly and are woven into our safety culture.

Topics: safety