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Ammonia Safety -- English

Powerpoint

Overview of ammonia safety.

Ammonia Safety -- Spanish

Powerpoint

An overview of ammonia safety.

Basic Training Poster

PDF

The Basic Training poster and commitment form are intended to be used when employees are initially hired. It is not a substitute for the more comprehensive training provided by the Mushroom Food Safety Training Kit. The poster pictures 15 food safety areas in which employees must be trained upon hiring. The commitment form has short, written descriptions of each of the areas on the poster.

Basic Training Poster Spanish

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The Basic Training poster and commitment form are intended to be used when employees are initially hired. It is not a substitute for the more comprehensive training provided by the Mushroom Food Safety Training Kit. The poster pictures 15 food safety areas in which employees must be trained upon hiring. The commitment form has short, written descriptions of each of the areas on the poster.

Best Practices For Environmental Protection in the Mushroom Farm Community

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Best Practices For Environmental Protection in the Mushroom Farm Community

Certificate of Attendance

Powerpoint

This certificate of attendance signifies that the individual designated above has completed the Producing Safe Mushrooms training program.

Confined Spaces

Powerpoint

Workplace safety in confined spaces

Contractor Safety

Powerpoint

Overview of contractor worker safety.

Contractor Safety -- Spanish

Powerpoint

An overview of contract worker safety.

Electrical Hazards -- English

Powerpoint

Overview of electrical hazards.

Emergency Evacuation Plan

Powerpoint

Emergency evacuation plans for fires and gas leaks, inclimate weather conditions and violent employees.

Ergonomics

Powerpoint

An overview of ergonomics.

Food Safety & Worker Safety Train-the-Trainer for Contractors Working on Mushroom Farms -- Basic Food Safety Poster

PDF

The Mushroom Good Agricultural Practices (MGAP) standards require that all employees working at mushroom farms receive food safety training. This includes employees of companies contracted by the mushroom farm to provide any services. This material can be used by contractors when training their employees in basic food safety and worker safety measures.

Food Safety & Worker Safety Train-the-Trainer for Contractors Working on Mushroom Farms -- Basic Food Safety Poster Spanish

PDF

The Mushroom Good Agricultural Practices (MGAP) standards require that all employees working at mushroom farms receive food safety training. This includes employees of companies contracted by the mushroom farm to provide any services. This material can be used by contractors when training their employees in basic food safety and worker safety measures.

Food Safety & Worker Safety Train-the-Trainer for Contractors Working on Mushroom Farms -- Commitment Form

PDF

The Mushroom Good Agricultural Practices (MGAP) standards require that all employees working at mushroom farms receive food safety training. This includes employees of companies contracted by the mushroom farm to provide any services. This material can be used by contractors when training their employees in basic food safety and worker safety measures.

Food Safety & Worker Safety Train-the-Trainer for Contractors Working on Mushroom Farms -- Commitment Form Spanish

PDF

The Mushroom Good Agricultural Practices (MGAP) standards require that all employees working at mushroom farms receive food safety training. This includes employees of companies contracted by the mushroom farm to provide any services. This material can be used by contractors when training their employees in basic food safety and worker safety measures.

Food Safety & Worker Safety Train-the-Trainer for Contractors Working on Mushroom Farms -- Compliance Agreement

PDF

The Mushroom Good Agricultural Practices (MGAP) standards require that all employees working at mushroom farms receive food safety training. This includes employees of companies contracted by the mushroom farm to provide any services. This material can be used by contractors when training their employees in basic food safety and worker safety measures.

Food Safety & Worker Safety Train-the-Trainer for Contractors Working on Mushroom Farms -- Compliance Agreement Spanish

PDF

The Mushroom Good Agricultural Practices (MGAP) standards require that all employees working at mushroom farms receive food safety training. This includes employees of companies contracted by the mushroom farm to provide any services. This material can be used by contractors when training their employees in basic food safety and worker safety measures.

Food Safety & Worker Safety Train-the-Trainer for Contractors Working on Mushroom Farms -- Instructor's Guide

PDF

The Mushroom Good Agricultural Practices (MGAP) standards require that all employees working at mushroom farms receive food safety training. This includes employees of companies contracted by the mushroom farm to provide any services. This material can be used by contractors when training their employees in basic food safety and worker safety measures.

Food Safety & Worker Safety Train-the-Trainer for Contractors Working on Mushroom Farms -- Instructor's Guide Spanish

PDF

The Mushroom Good Agricultural Practices (MGAP) standards require that all employees working at mushroom farms receive food safety training. This includes employees of companies contracted by the mushroom farm to provide any services. This material can be used by contractors when training their employees in basic food safety and worker safety measures.

Food Safety Training Kit Lesson 1

Powerpoint

The Mushroom Industry Food Safety Training Kit (FSTK) was developed by the Penn State University Department of Food Science, Hispanic Workforce Management LLC (HWM), and the American Mushroom Institute to teach mushroom workers the basics of personal hygiene and sanitary practices that prevent contamination of mushrooms during growing, harvesting, and packing operations. The material can be used by production supervisors, quality control personnel, extension agents, and/or industry consultants who wish to conduct food safety training at mushroom farms or packing houses. The full kit includes hard copy and electronic versions of the lessons in English and in Spanish. In addition, the kit includes PowerPoint slides, posters and other companion documents.

Food Safety Training Kit Lesson 1 Spanish

Powerpoint

The Mushroom Industry Food Safety Training Kit (FSTK) was developed by the Penn State University Department of Food Science, Hispanic Workforce Management LLC (HWM), and the American Mushroom Institute to teach mushroom workers the basics of personal hygiene and sanitary practices that prevent contamination of mushrooms during growing, harvesting, and packing operations. The material can be used by production supervisors, quality control personnel, extension agents, and/or industry consultants who wish to conduct food safety training at mushroom farms or packing houses. The full kit includes hard copy and electronic versions of the lessons in English and in Spanish. In addition, the kit includes PowerPoint slides, posters and other companion documents.

Food Safety Training Kit Poster - After Restroom

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Food Safety Training Kit Poster - After Restroom

Food Safety Training Kit Poster - Green Onions Spinach

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Food Safety Training Kit Poster - Green Onions Spinach

Food Safety Training Kit Poster - Green Onions Spinach Spanish

PDF

Food Safety Training Kit Poster - Green Onions Spinach Spanish

Food Safety Training Kit Poster - Hair Restraint

PDF

Food Safety Training Kit Poster - Hair Restraint

Food Safety Training Kit Poster - Jewelry

PDF

Food Safety Training Kit Poster - Jewelry

Food Safety Training Kit Poster - Jewelry Spanish

PDF

Food Safety Training Kit Poster - Jewelry Spanish

Food Safety Training Kit Poster - Proper Handwashing

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Food Safety Training Kit Poster - Proper Handwashing

Food Safety Training Kit Poster - Toilet Paper

PDF

Food Safety Training Kit Poster - Toilet Paper

Food Safety Training Kit Poster - Wash Hands Before and After

PDF

Food Safety Training Kit Poster - Wash Hands Before and After

Food Safety Training Kit Poster - Wash Your Hands

PDF

Food Safety Training Kit Poster - Wash Your Hands

Food Safety Training Log

Word Doc

Food Safety Training Log in both English and Spanish.

Integrated Pest Management Handbook

PDF

The Integrated Pest Management Handbook was developed by The Pennsylvania State University, the American Mushroom Institute and the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. The handbook examines the pest organisms that pose the greatest threat to mushroom yield and quality. The purpose of the handbook is to serve as a reference manual and an educational tool for mushroom growers and researchers.

Integrated Pest Management Handbook Spanish

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The Integrated Pest Management Handbook was developed by The Pennsylvania State University, the American Mushroom Institute and the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. The handbook examines the pest organisms that pose the greatest threat to mushroom yield and quality. The purpose of the handbook is to serve as a reference manual and an educational tool for mushroom growers and researchers.

Job Safety Analysis

PDF

An explanation of what a Job Safety Analysis is and how it can help mitigate accidents on mushroom farms.

Job Safety Analysis

Powerpoint

An example of a Job Safety Analysis for mushroom farms.

Job Safety Analysis

PDF

Job Safety Analysis sample form.

Lock Out Tag Out

PDF

A Lock Out Tag Out sample program.

Lock Out Tag Out

PDF

An overview of a Lock Out Tag Out program.

Machine Guarding

Powerpoint

Machine guarding preventions and requirements in mushroom operations.

MGAP

PDF

A comprehensive overview of MGAP

Mushroom Food Safety Test

Word Doc

Mushroom Food Safety Test

Mushroom Food Safety Test Spanish

Word Doc

Mushroom Food Safety Test in Spanish

Mushroom Substrate Preparation Odor-Management Plan

PDF

Mushroom Substrate Preparation Odor-Management Plan by Penn State University.

Onsite Hazard Training

Powerpoint

Overview of onsite hazard training.

Onsite Hazard Training -- Spanish

Powerpoint

An overview of electrical hazards.

OSHA

Powerpoint

OSHA mock inspection.

OSHA Forms

Word Doc

OSHA's 300 and 300A Forms Log of work-related injuries and illnesses
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OSHA Forms

Powerpoint

How to use the OSHA 300 log template.
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OSHA Forms

PDF

Information on maintaining occupational injury and illness records
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Personal Protective Equipment

PDF

Categories of PPE
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Personal Protective Equipment

Powerpoint

An overview of Personal Protective Equipment.

Personal Protective Equipment

PDF

PPE guidlines
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Pick Light Training

Powerpoint

Pick light training

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Powered Industrial Truck

Powerpoint

A mushroom-specific generic program for powered industrial trucks.

Powered Truck

PDF

A powered truck sample program.

Sanitation Practices at Mushroom Packinghouses

PDF

This program utilizes the Cleaning and Sanitizing Practices at Mushroom Packinghouses Training Kit– which supervisors, sanitation managers and quality control personnel can use to train sanitation crews in the basic principles of sanitation. For each of these areas, the kit will help the instructor to explain and demonstrate appropriate procedures and practices for lowering the risk of product contamination. Available in both English and Spanish.

Shoe Policy

Powerpoint

Success of implementing an Employee Shoe Policy

Soft Costs of Injuries

Powerpoint

An overview of the soft costs of workers compensation

The Food Safety Training Flip Chart Lesson 1

PDF

The Food Safety Training Flip Chart is a 68 page, full color presentation with five lessons. This training tool can be used in many locations around the farm. The five lessons vary in length and can be delivered individually or collectively. The presentation is in English and Spanish.

The Food Safety Training Flip Chart Lesson 2

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The Food Safety Training Flip Chart is a 68 page, full color presentation with five lessons. This training tool can be used in many locations around the farm. The five lessons vary in length and can be delivered individually or collectively. The presentation is available in English and Spanish.

The Food Safety Training Flip Chart Lesson 3

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The Food Safety Training Flip Chart is a 68 page, full color presentation with five lessons. This training tool can be used in many locations around the farm. The five lessons vary in length and can be delivered individually or collectively. The presentation is available in both English and Spanish.

The Food Safety Training Flip Chart Lesson 4

PDF

The Food Safety Training Flip Chart is a 68 page, full color presentation with five lessons. This training tool can be used in many locations around the farm. The five lessons vary in length and can be delivered individually or collectively. The presentation is available in both English and Spanish.

The Food Safety Training Flip Chart Lesson 5

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The Food Safety Training Flip Chart is a 68 page, full color presentation with five lessons. This training tool can be used in many locations around the farm. The five lessons vary in length and can be delivered individually or collectively. The presentation is available in both English and Spanish.

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Workers Compensation

Powerpoint

An overview on workers compensation case management.

Workers Compensation Costs

Powerpoint

Workers compensation costs

Workplace Safety Committee

Powerpoint

Creating a Workplace Safety Committee.
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