Industry Safety

Workplace and employee safety is a value that we all share. It is therefore a top priority for our industry and a main focus of USIPA and its members. The below work safety best practices were compiled by USIPA’s Safety Work Group, which includes safety and manufacturing professionals working in the export pellet industry. 



Work Safety Best Practices

Barges and Waterways (pdf)

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Confined Spaces (pdf)

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Hazard Communications (pdf)

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Hearing Conservation (pdf)

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Housekeeping (pdf)

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Emergency Procedures (pdf)

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Fire Prevention (pdf)

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Lockout:Tagout Program (pdf)

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Mobile Equipment Safety (pdf)

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Pedestrian Safety (pdf)

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Railcar and Railway Safety (pdf)

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Welding and Cutting Safety (pdf)

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The USIPA Safety Work Group is comprised of safety and manufacturing professionals in the export pellet industry. The group’s purpose and goals are outlined in their charter.

USIPA Safety Work Group Charter (pdf)

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Disclaimer: the information shared on this page is advisory in nature and is provided for informational purposes only. This page is intended to assist USIPA’s member organizations in identifying workplace hazards and providing a safe workplace. This information does not constitute a standard or regulation, and creates no new legal obligations. Likewise, this information is not intended to replace or contradict the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (“OSHA”) standards and regulations or any obligations established by federal or state statute, rule, or standard.