Four Years Accident-Free Milestone – The Road Ahead

This week, we are taking time out to acknowledge a significant accomplishment – Four Years without a lost-time/recordable injury at Genera Energy.  Zero!  In the business of biomass feedstock supply, not a day goes by without hazards popping up in the workplace – from our production fields with a sorghum or miscanthus harvest to processing [...]


Emergency Preparedness

No one can predict the date, time or place of an emergency. That makes it critical to plan and prepare for any emergency situation.  Emergencies can be caused by many things, weather, people, machines, different situations or places.  Here at Genera Energy, we strive to ensure that we have the best policies and procedures in [...]


Agricultural Chemical Handling and Application Safety – Part 1

At Genera Energy, we are committed to providing a safe work environment for our employees. All employees working in feedstock production will undergo an extensive training program before handling or applying restricted use pesticides. By law, it is only required that the acting supervisor be a certified applicator, however Genera feels that redundancy in pesticide [...]

Is Your Safety Incentive Program Unsafe?

Most companies have a safety incentive program. In theory, it makes sense: reward your employees for staying safe. But what we’ve come to learn is that how you administer your incentive program and the factors you base your results on make all the difference in the world. Even OSHA has weighed in on the subject, [...]