Back injuries caused by improper lifting are the most common disabling injuries in the workplace. Proper ergonomics can prevent most issues. This video teaches safe postures and proper lifting techniques for distributor employees handling cases and kegs of beer. Viewers will learn basic stretches; step-by-step lifting techniques; “The Power Zone;” hand truck tips; and the best way to enter and exit a truck.
Nearly 6,000 people die annually in crashes involving a distracted driver and more than half a million are injured. This video covers a host of possible distractions drivers face and how to avoid them through planning and knowing how to handle everyday driving hazards on the job. Viewers are introduced to potentially dangerous situations and given information to minimize the risk. Good judgment, alertness and always obeying traffic laws are stressed as the basics of safe driving.
The craft beer industry in New York state grew 59 percent from 2013 to 2014, with a total economic impact estimated at $3.5 billion, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced this week. The results are according to a research report prepared for the New York State Brewers Association and the New York Wine and Grape Foundation.
In the world of beer, macro-brewed American light lagers still dominate the market, but craft breweries are quickly gobbling up (or chugging down) market share with the bold flavors of hop-heavy IPAs, dark, chewy stouts, complex Belgian ales and, more recently, sour beers. While these styles all deserve their hype, FoodandWine.com lists seven underrated, too often overlooked varieties beer drinkers should revisit.
Tasty beer is just one part of the answer to the question of why millennials shell out their hard-earned cash for beer festivals. Event platform, Eventbrite, recently released a study diving deeper into millenials’ reasons for attending food, wine and beer events.
Fans at Chicago Bulls and Blackhawks playoff games will be able to pour their own brews thanks to a trial run by arena concessionaire Levy Restaurants with DraftServ, a self-service beer technology. The technology made national headlines when it was tested at the MLB All-Star Game in Minnesota last summer.
At its 2015 Analyst Day in New York City, the Walgreens leadership team outlined the key business drivers that will move the newly-created, international organization forward as it operates in diverse markets across the globe with a common aim and focus.
Chicago's Lakeshore Beverage views beer as an experience that can be elevated when combined with other experiences. The distributor has partnered with the cigar website, Famous Smoke, to put together a few craft beer and cigar pairing suggestions.
The House voted to repeal the 99-year-old estate tax amid a partisan clash over whether the government should break up concentrated wealth or make it easier to pass along assets to the next generation. The 240-179 vote broke down largely on partisan lines. The White House has threatened to veto the measure, and the bill does not appear to have the 60 votes necessary to break a Democratic filibuster and get through the Senate.
The North American Guild of Beer Writers (NAGBW) is gathering this Friday in Portland, Oregon, for their largest meeting yet. The group's co-president and veteran beer writer, Jay Brooks, tells why beer writers and bloggers should join NAGBW.