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Food Manufacturing Special Emphasis Program

SEP: Food Manufacturing

Purpose and Scope

Purpose and Scope

What is the goal of the food manufacturing SEP?

  • Reduce workplace injury and illness rates in affected establishments.

What industries are covered by this SEP?

  • NAICS Sector 311 - Food Manufacturing

Hazard Overview

Hazard Overview

The majority of injuries and illnesses in food manufacturing can be attributed to one or more of the following hazard categories:

Regulations

Regulations

What regulations apply to this SEP?

OSH has adopted the following regulations that govern the requirements for protection against the hazards associated with food manufacturing:

Learn More

Learn More

Where can I learn more about this SEP?

OPN 140, Special Emphasis Programs for Food Manufacturing Facilities, describes the conduct of inspections and associated activities under this SEP.