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Brewery Hazards

“Reduce risks inherent to a brewery environment.”


Hazards, Steam, Gases, Slippery, Accident, Prevention


Safety should be a critical part of the work culture at your brewery, whether you are the owner, the brewer, or a staff member working in the office area. Every person in the operation has a role to play in safety improvement.

This lecture discusses specific precautions and practices to reduce risks inherent to a brewery environment.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the various types of hazards involved in a craft brewery operation
  • Explain where these hazards arise. In other words: how and why they originate
  • Provide means and ways by which each of these types of hazards can be minimized or managed and ideally, prevented all together

Lecture developed by

Dr. Hugo Patino

Formerly of Molson Coors, Hugo has held lead technical roles in the areas of Quality Assurance, Research & Development, Technical Services and Brewing Engineering at Molson Coors Brewing  Co. (Colorado) and Cervecería Cuauhtémoc (Mexico). He also was a faculty member at the University of California-Davis, and the Monterrey Institute of Technology (Mexico). Hugo has a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Waterloo (Canada) and a B. Eng. from the Monterrey Tech (Mexico).

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Lecture Duration (Narration)
55 minutes

Lecture Availability
10 days from purchase

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Lecture Duration
55 minutes

Lecture Availability
10 days from purchase



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